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The Functional Movement Screen Is Not A Valid Measure of Movement Competency

  title={The Functional Movement Screen Is Not A Valid Measure of Movement Competency},
  author={Leila K. Kelleher},
  • Leila K. Kelleher
  • Published 2016
  • Engineering
  • Movement assessments are used to determine injury risk, physical competency, and returnto-activity. The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) was developed to identify movement competency and susceptibility to injury. Although this tool is frequently used, its efficacy and validity have not been conclusively determined. The three studies presented in this thesis explored the validity of the FMS through comparison to existing validated tests and statistical measures of internal validity. The purpose… CONTINUE READING
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