FUNfitness (Physical Therapy)

FUNfitness is the comprehensive physical therapy component of the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes initiative. FUNfitness is designed to assess and improve flexibility, functional strength and balance, educate participants, families and coaches about the importance of flexibility, strength and balance and provide a hands-on opportunity for participants to learn about physical therapy.

This program was designed in cooperation with the American Physical Therapy Association as well as experts in the area of Orthopedics and Recreation Therapy


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During the FUNfitness Screening, clinicians may perform the following:

  • Assess Athletes’ flexibility, strength, balance, and endurance
  • Educate Athletes and family members