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balance training

Exercises that improve a person's agility and stability of gait and ability to prevent falls. These include stepping over obstacles on a rough or random surface, rapidly shifting direction while walking, developing core muscle strength, and improving ankle strength and lower extremity proprioception.
See also: training
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T1) were only found in the EG; balance training significantly reduced percent lower-limb asymmetry measured using the OLH, SH and 4m-SSF tests.
Ten subjects served as the control group without balance training.
These findings support the idea that balance training can improve the balance ability of neuropathic diabetic patients.
Perturbation-based balance training demonstrated a statistically significant reduction of multi step reactions (p= 0.
The physical performance benefits of exercise programs involving these two games were compared against a traditional balance training program, as well as, a control group.
In this 15-week study, the investigators randomly assigned 200 persons aged 70 years or older who were living in the community to either a pro gram of tai chi, practiced twice weekly; a program of computerized balance training, done once weekly; or weekly educational meetings with a nurse.
Gait and balance training is yet another area where the treadmill can be beneficial as long as the individual "learns to let go.
Many coaches and trainers add balance training to the tools they offer athletes.
Through the agreements with Performance Enterprises and Aretech[TM], LLC, Bioness is now distributing the Dynavision D2[TM] Visuomotor Training System and the ZeroG[TM] Overground Gait and Balance Training System to rehabilitation centers and hospitals.
Contract notice: Movement Strength and Balance Training Tools.
One of the growing areas in senior wellness and fitness training is the topic of Balance Training for Seniors 50+.
The future development of effective balance training programs for ballet dancers with ankle injuries should emphasize improvements in medial-lateral directional balance.