Table 3: Functional movement analysis results for 75 snowsport resort employees. Data collected during the first season at five resorts in Western Canada. Scores are a unitless number representing the number of movement criteria displayed during the test. A higher score indicates a lower ability to stabilize the lower back, hip, knee, or shoulder joints during loaded movement.

Performance matrixPatrollersInstructorsLift operators % Participants* with good stability

Single leg knee bend
(Score out of 7)
7%
Lunge jump
(Score out of 8)
3%
Push-up arm lift
(Score out of 7)
11%

The percentage of individuals who scored ≤1.0 on the Performance Matrix test.