Quadruped Spine Rotation

Transverse Plane


Assess thoracic spine mobility

Starting Position:

Mat in open space
Kneel at front end of mat with knees on line of 2nd row of boxes

Cueing & Measurement:

Sit back onto haunches & place one forearm along midline strip with elbow touching knees
Record position of fingers on midline strip
Place other hand at back of your head and bring elbow down to touch mat
Raise elbow and external rotate out and up, twisting spine while keeping other forearm on midline strip
Rotate back to start and switch sides, placing other forearm on midline strip and recording where fingers are strip