Purpose: Detect observable muscular deviations related to overactive and under-active skeletal muscle.
- Begin by instructing the subject to lie prone on the ground with shoulders abducted and elbows flexed in a push-up position.
- Instruct the participant to perform push ups until elbows are fully extended before returning to the floor.
- Carefully observe scapular movement specific to the bottom and top of the movement for scapular protraction.
- Observe the pressing movement and record and hyperextension of the lumbar spine.