Materials: (1) Tape measure, (1) Stop watch


  • Subjects are instructed to perform large one-legged hops in series over the total distance (6m)
  • The stopwatch is started when the patient’s heel lifts from the starting position and is stopped the moment that the tested foot passes the finish line
  • Measurement is recorded to the nearest 10th of a second

Video Demonstration from Brian Schwabe, DPT, CSCS


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Normative Data:

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