The ability to detect the critical aspects of motion is pivotal to the role of a skilled practitioner and directly impacts on the resultant treatment or feedback that follows a perceptual-based movement evaluation. The success of the practitioner is likely dependent on their ability to discriminate often small yet important kinematic differences in movement or technique.
A firm favorite for screening movement amongst sports coaches and organizations is the Functional Movement Screen (FMS). In this article we discuss the limitations of relying on subjective rated, criterion-based assessments.
Winter is coming and with it comes the arrival of the November Series Rugby Internationals but given the mounting injury concerns for some of the “Home Nations” it promises to be a testing few weeks against some of the southern hemispheres finest.
Over the next two months the basketball world will focus on the NBA, where the NCAAs most talented prospects will seek to showcase their potential ahead of the June 25th draft.