Tests and Procedures

Motion analysis tests involve a team of specialists and special equipment to monitor movement.

While most testing is done to study walking, the Mayo Clinic Motion Analysis Laboratory studies any kind of movement and analyzes:

  • How the body moves
  • Muscle activity
  • Bodily forces that cause movement

Mayo Clinic has created the following materials to explain what usually happens during a motion analysis test, the activities involved in the assessment and the team of professionals who will guide the test: