Physical screening of athletes is used to identify the current musculoskeletal condition of the athlete. Screening should best be performed early in the pre-season phase of training. Screening can also involve the use of sport specific fitness testing to ascertain the athletes’ preparation for sport.
A physical assessment of the athlete allows the sport physicians and physiotherapist to obtain base data which can:
A typical physical screening of athletes includes measurement of:
Athanasios Badekas is the Scientific Officer of the Orthopedic Department of the ORTHO REHAB CENTER, which is housed in the center of Glyfada. Our space, recently completely renovated, has been created in such a way as to meet the needs of our doctors and to offer a friendly and functional environment to our patients.
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