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A new study used the FMS to determine whether distance runners are at an increased risk for injury.
A new study on rugby players confirmed that the functional movement screen is best used to gauge mobility and flexibility, as opposed to athletic performance.
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The functional movement screen, or FMS, has become a popular way to screen athletes and clients. Here are 8 articles that explain what it is, how to use it, and why it's important.
As we age, we lose mobility. Or at least most of us do - but we don't have to. Here are 3 approaches you can take to integrating mobility training and staying flexible.
The NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, and Special Ops military personnel all use it to keep themselves injury-free. What is it - this functional movement screen? Here's what it is and why you should use it.
This generalized training program is designed to assist in passing the functional screens and strength tests and bring you to an acceptable level of core stability and strength.
The FMS and HKC certifications appear to be a collection of progressions. But upon closer inspection they could be all the training you need. Here are the reasons why.
A good foundation is key, yet as athletes we train on stiff and weak ankles. This article will give you screens to assess your mobility and strategies to improve performance in any sport or activity.
The hip hinge is an incredibly powerful movement if done properly. If lifting is done improperly, back injury can result. Learn how to screen for a proper hip hinge and how to correct bad movement.
What is the Functional Movement Screen? Why should athletes of all levels get it done? Learn more about this simple method of analyzing movement being used by more and more coaches.
The FMS has been gaining popularity in recent years as a measure of physical ability and predictor of athletic performance. Has this relationship actually been proven, however?