Scapular Dyskinesis Test by McClure | Scapular Dyskinesis Assessment
McClure et al. (2009) came up with a probably superior alternative to Kibler’s 4-type classification and found a moderate to substantial reliability with a Kappa value between 0.48 – 0.61. Watch the video if you want to learn more about the classification in detail:
1. The patient is holding two dumbbells of 1.4kg/3lbs if he weighs less than68.1kg/150lbs or 2.3kg/5lbs if he weighs ≥68.1/150lbs
2. The patient is asked to perform 5 repetitions of bilateral flexion followed by 5repetitions of bilateral abduction in the frontal plane with straight elbows and at a cadence of 3 seconds
3. The examiner observes for winging and/or dysrhythmia
In the following table, you can find an overview of the 4 different types and their clinical presentation according to McClure et al. (2009):
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There are two alternatives for the Scapular Dyskinesis Test. Feel free to check out the two other methods below:
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