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Specificity of Core Training - A Case Study [news]

Developing abdominal strength when lying on your back will give you strong abs when you’re lying on your back. On-the-ground conditioning has its place with patients or clients in the early stages of rehabilitation and/or learning. However, this must be progressed to mimic the ADLs of the client to complete the rehabilitation process.

Written by David Liow.

Numerous studies have shown that to get maximum transfer of your training, the training exercises should mimic the event in terms of posture (Rasch and Moorehouse, 1957), movement pattern (Almasbakk and Hoff, 1996), speed and load (Ewing et al, 1990).


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