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Table 2 Evaluation Criteria Small Squat up to 30° (knee joint)

From: Intertester and intratester reliability of movement control tests on the hip for patients with hip osteoarthritis

1. Criteria The performance of the movement should come initially from the knee joint and not from the hip joint. Continuous movement following the initial one may cause a small hip joint flection.
2. Criteria The vertical axis of the length of the leg should remain straight. A genu varum or a valgum is not allowed to occur. The patella should point in the direction of the third metatarsale.