Balance Ability and Athletic Performance

@article{Hrysomallis2011BalanceAA,
  title={Balance Ability and Athletic Performance},
  author={Con Hrysomallis},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={41},
  pages={221-232}
}
The relationship between balance ability and sport injury risk has been established in many cases, but the relationship between balance ability and athletic performance is less clear. [] Key Result Balance ability was shown to be significantly related to rifle shooting accuracy, archery shooting accuracy, ice hockey maximum skating speed and simulated luge start speed, but not for baseball pitching accuracy or snowboarding ranking points. Prospective studies have shown that the addition of a balance training…
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