What does a FMS kit measure?

What does a FMS kit measure?

Functional Movement Screen Tests include Deep Squat, Hurdle Step, In-Line Lunge, Shoulder Mobility, Active Straight Leg Raise, Trunk Stability Push-Up, and Rotary Stability. Exercises are prescribed based on test results to correct weakness or imbalance.

How do you make an FMS test kit?


  1. Go to a hardware or lumbar store and purchase a 48″ dowel and 48-inch piece of 2″ x 6″ piece of wood.
  2. Mark of the entire dowel in inches.
  3. Stand the wood up on its side.
  4. Place 3/8″ dowels into the holes with the board on its side.
  5. This one isn’t a must, but I do highly recommend it for your DIY FMS Kit.

How wide is the FMS board?

The board itself is: 1 3/4″ tall, 5 1/4″ wide, 60″ long.

What are the FMS tests?

The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is a screening tool used to evaluate seven fundamental movement patterns in individuals with no current pain complaint or musculoskeletal injury. The FMS is not intended to diagnose orthopedic problems but rather to demonstrate opportunities for improved movement in individuals.

How much does a FMS cost?

FMS can range in cost from about $40 per participant per month to upwards of $175 per participant per month.

What is FMS screening?

A movement screen, sometimes called a Functional Movement Screen (FMS), is a way to analyze movement patterns and observe mobility and stability deficits. The purpose of a movement screen is to help our clinicians and therapists identify any limitations or asymmetries that may increase your risk of injury.

How much does a functional movement screen cost?

The FMS only costs $40. You spend much more than that on your shoes and equipment. Here is a way to best use those shoes and equipment to your potential. The FMS is a screening for those that are beginning or are in an athletic training program.

Which FMS test is most important?

The Exercises That Are Part of the FMS Deep Squat: This test shows us the most about how a person moves. The reason is that it allows us to see total extremity mobility, postural control, and pelvic and core stability.

What is a good FMS score?

The mean FMS™ scores in healthy, young active individuals ranges from 14.14 ± 2.85 points to 15.7 ± 1.9 points. This suggests that most untrained people are slightly above the cut‐off score of ≤14 points, which is thought to be indicative of compensation patterns, increased risk of injury, and reduced performance.

What are the 7 FMS tests?

FMS consists of seven tests: Deep Squat (squat), Hurdle Step, In-line Lunge (lunge), Active Straight-Leg Raise (leg raise), Trunk Stability Push-up (push-up), Quadruped Rotary Stability (quadruped), and shoulder mobility (shoulder).

What are the big three of FMS?

The first three tests of the FMS—the squat, the hurdle step and the lunge demonstrate the representation of core stability in the three essential foot positions humans experience each day. They are referred to as the ‘big three.