Effects of Strength Training Using Unstable Surfaces on Strength, Power and Balance Performance Across the Lifespan: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Behm2015EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of Strength Training Using Unstable Surfaces on Strength, Power and Balance Performance Across the Lifespan: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis},
  author={David G Behm and Thomas Muehlbauer and Armin Kibele and Urs Granacher},
  booktitle={Sports medicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of strength training on unstable surfaces (STU) versus stable surfaces (STS) or a control condition (CON; i.e., no training or regular training only) for strength, power and balance performance across the lifespan has not yet been investigated in a systematic review and meta-analysis. OBJECTIVE The aims of this systematic review and meta-analysis were to determine the general effects of STU versus STS or CON on muscle strength, power and balance in healthy… CONTINUE READING

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