The Relationship Between Functional Movement, Balance Deficits and Prior Injury History in Deploying Marine Warfighters

Written by Kyle Barrow FMS Monday, March 11, 2013 FMS Research

This article found that the Functional Movement Screen and Y-Balance test should be used together to develop a complete risk factor screen. Additionally, Marines with high-risk FMS were twice as likely to have high-risk YBT Posteromedial scores.


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