Well perhaps not daily, but if you work very closely with athletes involved in soccer, hockey, track, and football, then I suggest you "scour" regularly.
The Scour Test, typically an orthopaedic test for acetabular labral derangement and FAI, seems to me to be one of those tests that can give you plenty of information pertaining to the integrity of the lumbo-pelvic-hip region in athletes competing in land-based sports.
By simply performing this test - be it on a new athlete I'm seeing or on one I see regularly - I am able to discern the level of integrity of the core, the competency of the hip stabilizers and the extensibility of the surrounding musculature among other functional qualities of this region of the body.
Granted, while the rapid two-minute top tier SFMA assessment directs me to the paths I should probably take, this "fast forward" button most often than not provides me with a wealth of physical information pertaining to the body's response to day to day training and competition.
They key again, is to do so regularly. Not dissimilar to HRV monitoring.
I guess you can call it HIP monitoring.
Now I will admit that this may be more applicable to those - particularly, manual - therapists who work in a team setting or see their athletes almost daily. But for those of you who like me, want more bang for your buck while testing, then I suggest you no longer reserve this test solely for structural acetabulofemoral orthpaedics.
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