Relationship Between Functional Movement Screening Score and History of Injury

Written by Kyle Barrow FMS

Thi article found that competitive runners were 4.7 times greater chance of suffering an acute lower extremity injury during a regular competitive season if they scored less than 17 on the FMS

There were statistical differences between the pre-season FMS scores of the injured and non-injured groups, the ankle injury, knee injury, and non-injured groups, and also between contact injury, non-contact injury, and non-injured groups.


(Shojaedin, S., Letafatkar, A., Hadadnezhad, M., & Dehkhoda, M. (2013). Relationship between functional movement screening score and history of injury and identifying the predictive value of the FMS for injury. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, 355-360.)


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