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Can Serious Injury in Professional Football be Predicted by a Preseason Functional Movement Screen?
BACKGROUND Little data exists regarding injury risk factors for professional football players. Athletes with poor dynamic balance or asymmetrical strength and flexibility (i.e. poor fundamentalExpand
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The reliability of an instrumented device for measuring components of the star excursion balance test.
BACKGROUND The Star Excursion Balance Test (SEBT) is a dynamic test that requires strength, flexibility, and proprioception and has been used to assess physical performance, identify chronic ankleExpand
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Interrater Reliability of the Functional Movement Screen
Minick, KI, Kiesel, KB, Burton, L, Taylor, A, Plisky, P, and Butler, RJ. Interrater reliability of the Functional Movement Screen. J Strength Cond Res 24(2): 479-486, 2010-The Functional MovementExpand
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Functional movement test scores improve following a standardized off‐season intervention program in professional football players
The purpose of this study was to determine if an off‐season intervention program was effective in improving Functional Movement Screen™ (FMS) scores in professional American football players. Pre‐Expand
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Biomechanical analysis of the different classifications of the Functional Movement Screen deep squat test
The purpose of this study is to examine the peak sagittal plane joint angles and joint moments of the lower extremity during the deep squat (DS) movement of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) toExpand
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Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging of the posterior paraspinal muscles.
Interest in rehabilitative ultrasound imaging (RUSI) of the posterior paraspinal muscles is growing, along with the body of literature to support integration of this technique into routine physicalExpand
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Dynamic Balance Performance and Noncontact Lower Extremity Injury in College Football Players
Background: Field expedient screening tools that can identify individuals at an elevated risk for injury are needed to minimize time loss in American football players. Previous research has suggestedExpand
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Modifiable risk factors predict injuries in firefighters during training academies.
OBJECTIVE To examine whether measures of physiologic function and fundamental movement are predictive of injury in firefighters during a training academy. PARTICIPANTS 108 firefighter traineesExpand
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Prediction of injury by limited and asymmetrical fundamental movement patterns in american football players.
CONTEXT Previous injury is the strongest risk factor for future injury in sports. It has been proposed that motor-control changes such as movement limitation and asymmetry associated with injury andExpand
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Rehabilitative ultrasound measurement of select trunk muscle activation during induced pain.
Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging (RUSI) is considered a valid method to measure muscle activation in key spinal muscles in asymptomatic subjects. Research measuring muscle activation with RUSI inExpand
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