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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This is also known as a fitness ball, yoga ball or gym ball, and is used as part of an exercise regime.
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Gravelle said, and sensory room items for this sense include rocking chairs, a big yoga ball, and balancing boards.
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Fitball is sometimes known as exercise ball, gym ball, pilates ball, sports ball, fitness ball, stability ball, therapy ball, Swiss ball, yoga ball, balance ball or body ball.
Sure, there may be isolated sparks of attraction, but don't expect her to tie you up with leg warmers or bend you over the yoga ball any time soon.
Some babies will really like being on their tummies while balancing on a beach ball or yoga ball.