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Table 4 Movement ability measures reported for level of AFL participation pathway. Measures represented as mean ± standard deviation

From: Physical characteristics of players within the Australian Football League participation pathways: a systematic review

Study AFL pathway level Sample (n) Overhead squat (score/9) Double lunge (score/9) Single-leg Romanian deadlift (score/9) Push-up (score/9) Chin-up (score/9) Total AAA (score/63) FMS (score/21)
Woods et al. [38] Elite AFL n = 20 7.5 ± 1.3 Left 7.8 ± 0.9
Right 7.7 ± 1.0
Left 7.5 ± 1.5
Right 7.3 ± 1.4
9.0 ± 0.0 7.8 ± 1.6 53.2 ± 8.5  
Woods et al. [38] Elite AFL n = 14 7.5 ± 1.6 Left 8.0 ± 1.2
Right 8.1 ± 1.1
Left 7.8 ± 1.02
Right 7.8 ± 1.2
8.7 ± 0.8 8.9 ± 0.2 55.7 ± 7.4  
Woods et al. [38] State Junior U18 n = 13 7.0 ± 1.5 Left 5.8 ± 1.2
Right 5.9 ± 1.1
Left 5.3 ± 1.9
Right 5.0 ± 1.2
7.6 ± 0.9 4.7 ± 1.0 41.6 ± 5.1  
Woods et al. [37] State Junior U18 n = 25 5.2 ± 1.7 Left 5.5 ± 1.0
Right 5.7 ± 0.9
Left 4.8 ± 1.1
Right 4.8 ± 1.1
6.3 ± 0.9    
Gaudion et al. [22] State Junior U18 n = 37 5.1 ± 1.2 Left 5.8 ± 1.0
Right 5.7 ± 0.9
Left 4.1 ± 1.4
Right 4.2 ± 1.4
5.5 ± 1.1    
Chalmers et al. [36] State Junior U18 n = 237        13.2 ± 2.3
Gaudion et al. [22] State Junior U16 n = 40 5.4 ± 1.1 Left 5.6 ± 1.0
Right 5.7 ± 0.9
Left 3.8 ± 1.3
Right 3.8 ± 1.1
4.9 ± 1.2    
Woods et al. [37] Local U18 n = 25 4.0 ± 0.5 Left 4.4 ± 1.4
Right 4.6 ± 1.1
Left 4.1 ± 1.2
Right 4.2 ± 1.1
6.1 ± 0.8    
  1. AAA Athletic Ability Assessment, AFL Australian Football League, FMS Functional Movement Screen, U Under