The Impact of Research On Interpreting FMS Results

Written by Brandon Wednesday, September 25, 2013 FMS Research

Outline of Dr. Butler’s (Duke University) Interview 
with Joe Heiler ( Part 4

VII. Certain Movement Patterns weighted higher than others?

A. Research on professional football players with 1 on DS not as successful at improving above cut point

B. Pain may be the greatest indicator

C. Testing ankle dorsiflexion

VIII. Researching the FMS

A. Relatively easy to learn and administer the FMS

B. Takes more time to learn how to interpret and research

C. Not many tests you can do in 15 minutes and get:

1. Reliability

2. Injury Validity

3. What you’re evaluating is modifiable with direct level of intervention



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