ForceFrame Test: Hip Flexion

On this page:

  • Kicker
  • Prone
  • Seated
  • Standing

Kicker

ForceFrame Crossbar Rotation
270⁰
ForceFrame Crossbar Height
Low
ForceFrame Paddle Position
Flat
Body position
Standing, holding onto the bar, with buttocks in contact with bar. Back of contralateral ankle in contact with crossbar handle.
Hip position
Neutral
Knee Position
Partially flexed
Sensor contact
Top of foot/best contact point (natural position where you would kick a ball)
Contraction Type
Isometric
Cues ‘3,2,1 – Push, push, push…’


Prone

ForceFrame Crossbar Rotation
180⁰
ForceFrame Crossbar Height
Low
ForceFrame Paddle Position
Flat
Body position
Prone
Hip position
Neutral
Knee Position
Neutral
Sensor contact
Base of shin in contact with sensor
Contraction Type
Isometric
Cues ‘3,2,1 – Push, push, push…’


Seated

ForceFrame Crossbar Rotation
0⁰
ForceFrame Crossbar Height
Medium-High
ForceFrame Paddle Position
Flat
Body position
Seated in upright posture. Foot on testing leg not touching floor, opposite leg extended
Hip position
90⁰ flexion, knees hip width apart
Knee Position
90⁰ flexion
Sensor contact
Top of knee (immediately above proximal pole of patella)
Contraction Type
Isometric
Set-up
Start with foot slightly off the floor and top of knee directly below outer sensor (set to Flat paddle position). Position crossbar as low as possible while not contact with knee. To perform test, flex hip to achieve contact with sensor.
Cues ‘3,2,1 – Push, push, push…’


Standing

ForceFrame Crossbar Rotation
90⁰
ForceFrame Crossbar Height
Low
ForceFrame Paddle Position
Flat
Body position
Standing
Hip position
Neutral
Knee Position
Neutral
Sensor contact
Base of shin in contact with sensor
Contraction Type
Isometric
Cues ‘3,2,1 – Push, push, push…’


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