Functional athletic exercises are crucial for training clients for returning to sports activity. One leg stance and knee bends combined with trunk rotation are excellent movement patterns to improve balance, coordination and reintegrating neurological feedback patterns. Combining these elements is not only crucial for post rehabilitation programs but necessary for specificity of training with athletes. This video demonstrates just one simple but effective functional exercise that trainers can integrate into their program development.
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Category: Balance training tips for physical therapy
It is common to hear people say they were born a klutz and have terrible balance; the truth is that with proper training, improving balance can be achieved in almost anyone. After all, no one is born with the ability to stand on one leg, ride a bicycle or glide across the ice on skates. It was learned from practice
What is balance exactly? Balance is defined as the ability to move or to remain in a position without losing control or falling (Merriam Webster dictionary).