presented by Phil Plisky, PT, DSc, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Phil Plisky, PT, DSc, OCS, ATC, CSCS
Phil Plisky, PT, DSc, OCS, ATC, CSCS, is an associate professor in the University of Evansville's Doctor of Physical Therapy program and is the cofounder of the Professional Rebellion, a community dedicated to helping physical therapists create the career of their dreams. His mission is to advance rehabilitation by inspiring those with the power to…Read full bio
1. Discharge and Return-to-Sport Testing Introduction: Upper Body
While there is limited research on upper extremity discharge and return-to-sport testing, there is substantial evidence about risk factors for injury, particularly with the overhead athlete.
2. Upper Body Closed Kinetic Chain Testing
While most upper-extremity function occurs in the open kinetic chain, closed kinetic chain testing can provide essential information about the mobility and stability of the upper extremity.
3. Upper Body Power Testing
The ability to generate upper-extremity power is important for function and sport performance. This chapter explores the research and how to perform power testing in the upper body.
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