Materials: (1) Tape measure
- Patients are instructed to stand on one leg and perform 3 consecutive hops as far as possible, landing on the same leg.
- The total distance for 3 consecutive hops is recorded.
Video Demonstration from Brian Schwabe, DPT, CSCS
|Munro et al, 2011||Recreational Female Athletes (Average age= 22.3)||Test-Retest Reliability||0.80|
|Recreational Male Athletes (Average age= 22.8)||0.92|
|Reid et al, 2007||Young adults (Average age= 25.6) s/p ACLR||Test-Retest Reliability||0.88|
|Bolgla et al, 1997||Asymptomatic Young adults (Average age= 24.5)||Test-Retest Reliability||0.95|
|Study||Population||Study Design||Limb Symmetry Index||MDC|
|Munro et al, 2011||Recreational Female Athletes (Average age= 22.3)||Descriptive Laboratory Study||98.9%||–|
|Recreational Male Athletes (Average age= 22.8)||99.3%||–|
|Myers et al, 2011||Young adults w/o History of ACLR (Average age= 16.9)||Case Control||100.0%||–|
|Young adults w/ History of ACLR (Average age=16.9 )||91.0%||–|
|Reid et al, 2007||Young adults (Average age= 25.6) 16 weeks s/p ACLR||Prospective, observational with repeated measures||82.6%||10.0%|
|Young adults (Average age= 25.6) 22 weeks s/p ACLR||87.7%||10.0%|
|Keays et al, 2003||Young Adults s/p ACLR (Average age= 27.0)||Cohort Study||86.5%||–|
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