» Case Study: Runner with Asymmetries

Published on 4/29/2015 by Brandon Hetzler in FMS Pod Casts

Tags: Screen





  • How do we progress from start to finish? Case study of a 16 year old cross country athlete (trained over the past 2 years) 
  • Athlete Background
    • Plagued with common runners injuries 
    • Multiple asymmetries in Functional Movement Screen
    • Unable to perform dead lift, push up, or pull up
  • Training sessions began with corrective exercises to address her Functional Movement Screen. 
  • After ensuring mobility was maintained, more stability was introduced before moving into a vertical stance. 
  • The program eventually introduced the athlete to squatting and was able to progress to a loaded overhead squat.
  • Athlete was screened every 2-3 months 
  • Most recent Functional Movement screen was 17 with no asymmetries. 



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