Athletic Screenings involves targeted tests of muscle lengths, strengths and assessment of sporting technique that are relevant to the sport the person is participating in.
They allow factors predisposing an athlete to injury or a performance hindrance to be highlighted and corrected.
Screenings can also involve the use of sport specific fitness testing to ascertain the athletes’ preparation for their sport.
Comparing the data from these tests to “normal” values and those that have been shown to pre-dispose to injury allows us to quickly identify areas of concern.
This is fed back to the patient and/or coach is an easy to digest format that allows all parties to realise the areas that need to be worked on, with corrective exercises provided.