Effects of specific muscle imbalance improvement training on the balance ability in elite fencers
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of specific muscle imbalance improvement training (SMIIT) on the balance ability. Subjects were 9 male national team fencers with 28.2±2.2 yrs, 182.3±4.0 cm, and 76.5±8.2 kg. The SMIIT included flexibility training, Pilates, muscle balance training and was conducted for 12 weeks with 4 times per week. As a result, there was no significant difference in COM dispersion among static balance maintaining abilities, but reduction in the COP dispersion was shown. In conclusion, SMIIT seemed to affect in improving dynamic balance maintaining abilities especially in non-dominant leg.
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|Subjects:||fencing biomechanics analysis stability balance training effect muscle leg flexibility|
|Notations:||technical and natural sciences combat sports|
|Published in:||International Society of Biomechanics in Sports Conference Proceedings|
|Editors:||T. Y. Shiang, W. H. Ho, P. C. Huang, C. L. Tsai|
International Society of Biomechanics in Sports
|Document types:||congress proceedings