The Functional Movement Screening Tool Does Not Predict Injury In Football

  title={The Functional Movement Screening Tool Does Not Predict Injury In Football},
  author={Christopher Rusling and Kimberley L. Edwards and Anirban T Bhattacharya and Adam Reed and Stuart Irwin and Andrew Boles and A. Potts and Lisa Hodgson},
  journal={Progress in Orthopedic Science},
Background: The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is used to predict individuals at heightened risk of injury within sports such as American Football. However, the relationship between the FMS and injury within football (a.k.a. soccer) has yet to be quantified. The current literature does not allude to whether the FMS has a role in predicting injury within this sport specific group. Objective: To evaluate the association between the 7 FMS tasks and the incidence of non-contact injury amongst… 

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