The goal of the functional movement assessment is to identify performance issues and prevent injury.
We then use this information to design a safe, scientifically based strength and conditioning program to fit each individual’s needs.
The functional movement assessment is a 3D analysis that uncovers muscle imbalances that may hinder your ability to reach an optimum level of performance or lead to injury. We use the term “functional” because we evaluate movement patterns specific to each sport, not muscle groups.
Also known as chain reaction biomechanics, the assessment involves:
After you complete the functional movement assessment, the next step is a corrective exercise program. This program will address your chain reaction biomechanics imbalances. Think of this as adjusting a car’s front-end alignment. Improper alignment can result in avoidable overuse injuries. The FMA can help you be safer and become a better athlete by identifying issues and helping to prevent injuries.
Contact Ron DeAngelo, MEd, LAT, FAFS for more information — email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (412) 432-3871.
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