Functional Outcome Measures (FOMs) are important to determine the effecitveness of medical exercise training. Medical exercise professionals will have to begin using FOMs to communicate with medical professionals, clients and insurance carriers. This segment will review FOMs and how medical exercise professionals can use them and enhance their practice. This video will answer 4 questions: 1) what are functional outcome measurements; 2) why do I need to use FOMs; 3) when do I use FOMs and 4) where do I obtain FOM values for my client?
Please share how you have used functional outcome measures in your practice.