Functional Movement Screening

The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is a pre-participation screening tool designed to

identify movement patterns that are indicative of increased injury risk and inefficient

movement that causes reduced performance.

The FMS consists of a series of seven mobility and stability exercises and three

clearing “tests” that will reveal any imbalances in the body. This allows

individuals and trainers to become aware of imbalances in

movement before beginning a program, so they can first correct it.

The Functional Movement Screen assesses basic movement patterns to identify

tightness and weakness in the body - so you can correct them before they cause

major problems.

What is Functional Movement Training?

Functional movement training doesn’t just strengthen one muscle group at a


Instead, this kind of training works several muscle groups at once. As a result,