Swiss ball

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An air-filled ball constructed of elastic PVC which measure 35 to 85 cm (14 to 34 inches) which is used in physical therapy, athletic training, exercise and as an assistive device for weight training.

Swiss ball

An inflatable vinyl or rubber ball, used in exercise training, rehabilitation, and sports to treat low back pain or to strengthen the muscles of the abdomen and chest. Synonym: balance ball; fitness ball; stability ball
See also: ball
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Elevate legs on platform, table, and physioball for increased difficulty (figure 5).
Upper extremity exercises with feet on table or physioball
Jillian now plans to add physioball exercises and to hit the treadmill she has at home a couple times a week.
Josh and Scott's suggestion Physioball exercises should strengthen Christy's back, hamstrings and gluteals.
After the athlete can perform 10 repetitions on each leg maintaining alignment add a physioball to increase the intensity of the exercise.
Once the athlete can perform acceptable slow isotonic mid-torso exercises, more exercises that demand balance can be introduced, such as exercises with the physioballs.
Special bonus: Learn how to get relief with props like a rope or towel and physioball.
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