As an integral part of the  Functional Movement Systems, the Y Balance Test is a thoroughly researched, yet easy way to test a person’s risk for injury as well as demonstrate functional symmetry. The Y Balance Test Protocol was developed through years of research in lower extremity injury prevention using the Star Excursion Balance Test.


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Researchers prospectively performed the Y Balance Test Lower Quarter on 184 collegiate athletes from 13 collegiate sports and followed them ...
This reliability study sought to determine the reliability of the Y Balance Test Lower Quarter by multiple raters in a military mass screeni...
At the beginning of the season, the authors measured 32 cricket bowlers on single leg balance, Star Excursion Balance Test (directions of Y ...
Why does it matter how soccer players in Africa perform on a dynamic balance test compared to those in the United States? [caption id="at...
The Star Excursion/Y Balance Test is predictive of injury and is frequently used in pre-participation and return to sport decision making. H...
At the beginning of the season, researchers measured 235 high school basketball players in the anterior, posteromedial, and posterolateral r...
The authors of this study wanted to determine if clinical oriented outcome measures could identify adaptations among a control, coper (one a...
If I put tape down on the floor, won't I get the same results as if I use the Y Balance Test Kit and YBT protocol? My answer used to be yes,...
Bottom Line: Athletes who reached farther during the Star Excursion Balance Test were faster in sprint tests. Most interestingly, the athle...
Butler RJ , Lehr ME, Fink M, Kiesel KB,  Plisky PJ. Dynamic Balance Performance and Noncontact Lower Extremity Injury in College Football P...