The Functional Movement Screening (FMS): an Inter-Rater Reliability Study Between Raters of Varied Eexperience

Written by Kyle Barrow FMS

This article found that for a majority of the individual tests had as strong agreement despite the various level of experience of the raters scoring the Functional Movement Screen. Additionally, the level of experience of the rater scoring the FMS should be considered, as it appears that the expert rater was more critical than novice raters in the interpretation of the scoring criteria


Gulan, H., & Hoogenboom, B. (2014). The functional movement screening (fms)™: An inter-rater reliability study between raters of varied experience. IntJ Sports PhysTher,9(1), 14-20



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