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Functional Movement Screen

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The Importance of Movement Screening for Military Recruits and Candidates

Leaders in sports medicine, coaching, and strength and conditioning know that screening is critical to identify athletes at risk for future injury.  Fundamental movement screening augments the normal battery of performance tests such as the 40 yard dash and the vertical jump.  In addition to completing a battery of performance tests, any athletic prospect must also obtain clearance from the medical staff.


Welcome to the Pike Athletics blog. We hope you will find this blog to be a source of useful information and discussion.  For our inaugural post, I'd like to expand on some general training and coaching principles.  One way to summarize our training system is through the following five principles.