Physical Training Consultants Cabot AR

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Kevin Jerome Collins
(501) 945-1888
3401 Springhill Drive
North Little Rock, AR
Specialty
General Practice, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Svetlana Kligman
(501) 257-6491
2200 Fort Roots Dr
North Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Hudson, Stephen, Md - Ortho Arkansas
(501) 604-6900
4104 Richards Rd
N Little Rock, AR

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Priscillas School Of Dance Fine Arts
(501) 843-3042
205 S Adams St
Cabot, AR
 
Curves
(501) 843-8891
1904 S Pine St
Cabot, AR
 
Sean M Foley
(501) 945-1888
3401 Springhill Dr
N Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Walker Therapy Clinic Inc
(501) 941-3601
117 Financial Dr
Cabot, AR

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McCain Park Family Services
(501) 758-5555
4540 John F Kennedy Blvd
N Little Rock, AR

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Mega Fitness Studio
(501) 843-3070
454 Diederich Ln
Cabot, AR
 
Jacksonville Fitness Center
(501) 982-1531
211 N 1st St
Jacksonville, AR
 
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Balance Board Training Benefits Athletes

Volleyball players are at increased risk for ankle sprain. And once an ankle is injured, the chances of spraining it again go up. This large study of 116 volleyball teams presents some ideas for preventing ankle sprains.

Two groups of male and female volleyball players were formed. One group trained on a balance board. This training strengthens muscles and ligaments around the ankle. It also restores proprioception, which is the sense of joint position. A second control group did their regular training program.

The balance training group spent five minutes doing one of 14 different exercises on and off the balance board. Training for both groups was carried out during the 36-week volleyball season.

The number of ankle injuries was reported for every 1000 hours of play. Playing time included practices and games during the season. Players with a previous ankle injury had fewer reinjuries in the balance training group compared to the control group. However, the researchers noticed that players with a history of knee injuries had more knee reinjuries in the balance training group.

The authors conclude that balance board training is a good way to prevent ankle sprains. It doesn't have the negative side effects of ankle tape or bracing. They also note that it may not be a good choice for players with previous knee injuries.

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Evert Verhagen, et al. The Effect of a Proprioceptive Balance Board Training Program for the Prevention of Ankle Sp...

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