Materials: (1) Tape measure

Methods:

  • 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

Reliability:

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Normative Data:

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Research:

1. Bolgla LA, Keskula DR. Reliability of lower extremity functional performance testsJournal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 1997; 26: 138-142.

2. Reid A, et al. Hop Testing Provides a Reliable and Valid Outcome Measure During Rehabilitation After Anterior Cruciate Ligament ReconstructionPhysical Therapy. 2007; 87(3): 337–349.

3. Munro AG, Herrington LC. Between-session reliability of four hop tests and the agility T-testJournal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 2011; 25(5): 1470-1477.

4. Myer GD, et al. Utilization of Modified NFL Combine Testing to Identify Functional Deficits in Athletes Following ACL ReconstructionJournal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 2011; 41(6): 377–388.

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