Functional Performance Tests in Active Adults

The purpose of this study is to compare functional performance assessment scores (scored with a rubric based on your performance of different exercises) between current athletes, former athletes, and physically active individuals. These assessments are commonly used in athletics to evaluate for injury risk or performance.

Participation in this study includes a single visit lasting approximately 1-1.5 hours.

You will be asked to report to the READY Laboratory, complete questionnaires regarding your demographics and health history, and complete a series of athletic tests such as planks, squats, lunges, and hops.

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Age 18-35
  • Physically active according to ACSM guidelines (30 minutes of physical activity, 5 days per week)

Exclusion Qualifications:

You may not participate in this research opportunity if any of the following applies to you:
  • Current injury limiting the ability to participate in physical activity
  • Previous year history of low back or lower extremity surgery
  • Current pregnancy
  • Self-reported balance disorder

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UCF IRB#: 00005167
PI: L. Colby Mangum
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Recruitment End Date:
October 1, 2023
Education Complex
12494 University Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
Time Commitment:
Number of visits: 1
Expected time per visit: 90 minutes
Point of Contact:
Andrew Skibski
Faculty Advisors:
L. Colby Mangum
Associated Units:
Athletic Training
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science
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