Knee Testing

What is ‘Knee Testing’

ACL and knee injuries cost an athlete and sporting franchises dearly in terms of games missed. Re-injury risk also plagues return to sport. “Developed by Tim McGrath (PhD), PITCH READYTM is a precise testing system to reduce known risk factors for ACL injury of the knee, and is the culmination of over 12-years experience in professional sport. PITCH READYTM takes careful utilization of the latest scientific literature, as well as current gold-standard lower limb rehabilitation guidelines. The objective of this testing is to provide athletes with definitive individualized and progressive information they can use in the real-world to help maximize potential for injury prevention and successful return to elite sport.

PITCH READYTM Provides:

  • Research-derived and validated injury prevention
  • Cutting edge risk analysis
  • Maximise rehabilitation efficiency
  • Feedback on appropriate safe return to sport

For more information visit the dedicated website: PITCH READYTM

Services Available:

With PITCH READYTMwe are able to offer precise testing for athletes both pre-injury for risk stratification and also post-injury to maximize recovery potential. This process forms one of the most rigorous return-to-sport testing systems available anywhere. Services include:

  • Whole squad pre-season screening
  • Staged recovery for an athlete recovering from an ACL injury
  • End of rehab single-stage assessment for an athlete recovering from a knee injury
  • Pre-contract / Pre-signing athlete assessment

Examples of Peer Reviewed Publications:

McGrath, T.M., G. Waddington, J.M. Scarvell, N. Ball, R. Creer, K. Woods, D. Smith, and R. Adams, An Ecological Study of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Part 1: Clinical Tests Do Not Correlate With Return-to-Sport Outcomes. Orthopaedic Journal Of Sports Medicine, 2016. 4(11) .

McGrath, T.M., G. Waddington, J.M. Scarvell, N. Ball, R. Creer, K. Woods, D. Smith, and R. Adams, An Ecological Study of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Part 2: Functional Performance Tests Correlate With Return-to-Sport Outcomes.

McGrath, T.M., G. Waddington, J.M. Scarvell, N.B. Ball, R. Creer, K. Woods, and D. Smith, The effect of limb dominance on lower limb functional performance a systematic review. Journal of Sports Sciences, 2016. 34(4): p. 289-302.

ERSP Knee Testing   Elite Rehab & Sports Physiotherapy Canberra Kingston
With PITCH READY? we are able to offer precise testing for athletes both pre-injury for risk stratification and also post-injury to maximize recovery potential. This process forms one of the most rigorous return-to-sport testing systems available anywhere