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