Active Lying Straight-leg Raise (goniometer)

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Instructions

Preparation

Lie supine floor or mat with arms down to sides.

Execution

Raise leg with knee completely extended. Repeat on opposite leg.

Measurement

Measure the angle between legs (or leg and floor) using a goniometer. Alternative methods of measuring joint angles may be used.

Comments

Ankle is relaxed or plantar flexed (pointed). Lower back and head should remain on floor.

Active Lying Straight-Leg Raise Test (with Goniometer)

Assesses

Joint ROM: Hip Flexion
Flexibility: Hamstrings
Force: Active

Scoring

Excellent > 110°
Good 80° - 110°
Fair 60° - 79°
Low < 60°

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