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Static Postural Assessment (static meaning without movement) • Postural assessment require observation of the kinetic chain (human movement system). • Kinetic Chain • • • Foot and Ankle Knee Lumbo-pelvic-hip complex (LPHC) Shoulders Head and cervical spine
Static Posture: Kinetic Chain Checkpoints
Overhead Squat Assessment • Purpose: This is designed to assess dynamic flexibility, core strength, balance, and overall neuromuscular control.
Single-Leg Squat Assessment • Purpose: This transitional movement assessment also assesses dynamic flexibility, core strength, balance, and overall neuromuscular control. (highly level performance assessment).
Pushing and Pushup Assessments • Purpose: This assessment assesses movement efficiency and potential muscle imbalances during pushing movements.
Pulling Assessment Purpose: To assess movement efficiency and potential muscle imbalances during pulling movements.
Davies Test • Purpose: This assessment measures upper extremity agility and stabilization. (May not be suitable for clients/athletes who lack shoulder stability. )
Shark Skill Test • Purpose: The is designed to assess lower extremity agility and neuromuscular control. (This assessment should be viewed as a progression from the singleleg squat and, as such, may not be suitable for all individuals. )
Rockport Walk Test
YMCA 3 Minute Step Test • What this measures: This test assesses your fitness level based on how quickly your heart rate recovers after exercise. The fitter you are, the quicker your heart rate will return to normal after exercise. • Scoring: Here are the age-adjusted standards based on guidelines published by YMCA.