Screening

 

Athletes of all ages and levels benefit from screening – the purpose of screening is assess the current physical condition for the athlete.  Generally the best time to screen is in pre-season, or prior to commencing a program.

Goals of Screening

  • Identify previous injuries and injury history
  • Highlight the individual needs of each athlete
  • Benchmark and monitor changes over time – this is especially important for the young athlete as they grow over time.  It is also critical for athletes in intensive training blocks or competing in multiple sports
  • Allow for appropriate exercise prescription
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What do you do in a screening?

Our typical screening usually involves;

  • Posture
  • Gait asessment
  • Muscle length & flexibility
  • Neuromuscular screening
  • Functional and high load testing

For more information, or to book a screening with a Sports Physiotherapist, please contact us on 1300 784 724.

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