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The Influence Of Corrective Exercises On Functional Movement Screen And Physical Fitness Performance In Army Rotc Cadets, Marissa Jae Basar Mar 2017

The Influence Of Corrective Exercises On Functional Movement Screen And Physical Fitness Performance In Army Rotc Cadets, Marissa Jae Basar

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Context: The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is a screening tool designed to identify limitations in mobility and stability throughout the body. The existing literature has demonstrated the FMS is effective at identifying movement dysfunctions; however, there is limited evidence on the effectiveness or improving FMS scores through individual corrective exercises. Theoretically, improving functional movement may provide assistance in improving physical performance and potentially decrease occurrence of injury. Objective: To examine if an individualized corrective exercise program is effective at improving FMS scores in Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets. In addition, the study aimed to correlate improvements in composite FMS ...