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Functional Balance Training Using a Domed Device

Ruiz Roberto MA CSCS; Richardson, Melanie T. MS
Strength & Conditioning Journal: February 2005
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Balance is an important aspect of athletic and occupational performance, in the elderly, and for injury rehabilitation, where use of a novel domed device can be incorporated to any well rounded program. The use of dynamic, non-dynamic, and core stabilization exercise enhance balance. This article offers exercises to improve balance that are applicable for any exercise professional.

Roberto Ruiz is an Exercise Physiologist at the Army Physical Fitness Research Institute, U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Melanie Richardson is an Exercise Physiologist at the Army Physical Fitness Research Institute, U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

© 2005 National Strength and Conditioning Association