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Table 1 Nine-point Beighton hypermobility score

From: Serum prolidase activity in benign joint hypermobility syndrome

Task Right   Left
1. Passively dorsiflex the fifth metacarpophalangeal joint to ≥ 90° 1   1
2. Oppose the thumb to the volar aspect of the ipsilateral forearm 1   1
3. Hyperextend the elbow to ≥ 10° 1   1
4. Hyperextend the knee to ≥ 10° 1   1
5. Place hands flat on the floor without bending the knee   1  
Total possible score   9