Posts tagged "Functional Movement Screen"

Gray Cook: The Lack of Movement Health Requires Rehabilitation

Don’t put a fitness solution on a health problem. Gray Cook gives advice to coaches and personal trainers about when to work with their physical therapy ...

Lee Burton: The Importance of Medical History

How far back should their medical history go? If you want to know enough to make a difference, Lee Burton doesn’t want you to settle for knowing about the past few months.

Gray Cook: Reviewing the FMS Scoring System

Most of the scrutiny and debate about the Functional Movement Screen is on the FMS scoring system. Gray Cook wonders if people are missing the point of what the screen is ultimately mea...

Charlie Weingroff: Corrective Exercise for the Movement Professional

Corrective exercise works through negative feedback, so when Charlie Weingroff wants to program exercises that work . . . he tries to pick something that his client can’t beat.

Gray Cook: Coddled Conditioning

Is conditioning incompatible with coddling? Gray Cook thinks so: your clients shouldn’t always get their way. They should get what they need.

Gray Cook: Stability vs Mobility

Got enough mobility? . . . Unable to put it to use? Static and dynamic holds are where you pick up the stability you want and need.

Lee Burton: The History of the Functional Movement Screen – It’s Conception and Misconceptions

The Functional Movement Screen has become a popular tool to identify basic movement dysfunction, but where did it come from? From the point of view of a co-founder, Lee Burton covers th...

Lee Burton: Active Straight Leg Raise — Corrective or Conditioning?

Beyond a screen, is the Active Straight Leg Raise a corrective, a workout or conditioning exercise? Lee Burton explains how it depends on what you’re trying to accomplish.

Stuart McGill: Scientific Odds Ratios and Injury

Stuart McGill gives us a quick review on understanding the statistics of injury risk, discusses what his studies have learned about injuries in first responders and posits what that mea...

Gray Cook: Rolling Isn’t Magic

Rolling is great as a corrective exercise because of its position in the developmental sequence, but as Gray Cook explains, it can also be an informative assessment to have in your tool...

Greg Rose: Trunk Stability in Golf and MMA

What do FMS Trunk Stability Push Up scores mean for swinging sports? Contact sports? Greg Rose demonstrates how a disconnect between the lower body and upper body can cause power proble...

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