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Table 1 Beighton Score [3, 4]

From: No difference in knee muscle activation and kinematics during treadmill walking between adolescent girls with and without asymptomatic Generalised Joint Hypermobility

Clinical manoeuvre Unable to perform Able to perform
Thumbs to the volar aspect of the forearm with extended elbow and pronated hand
 Left 0 1
 Right 0 1
5th finger dorsiflexion 90o with forearm and wrist flat on the table
 Left 0 1
 Right 0 1
Elbow extension >10o with arms abducted at the shoulder and hand supinated
 Left 0 1
 Right 0 1
Knee extension >10o in standing position, foot on the floor
 Left 0 1
 Right 0 1
Forward bending of the trunk with straight legs, hands flat on the floor 0 1
  1. Maximum Beighton score is 9 points