Timed 1/3 Squat Test (4-Month and RTP Testing)

Instructions

    The patient starts by standing in front of a surface that allows for approximately 45° of knee flexion before the buttocks contacts the surface (e.g. hi-lo table). Instruct patient to place both hands on hips and remain there for the entire test. Instruct patient to stand with contralateral limb out in front and to squat down until their buttocks taps the surface then returns to starting position. They will perform as many repetitions as possible for 30 seconds for the 4-Month Assessment and 60 seconds for the RTP Assessment. 

Scoring

    Record the repetitions for each leg then divide involved by uninvolved x 100 for percentage score. Only record quality repetitions, patient should focus on proper form before speed.