Extercise In Agility Exercise

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AGILITY EXERCISE3Agility ExerciseAgility exercise, along with other techniques, is commonly used exercise in physicaltherapy as well in sports. The main idea behind this exercise is to have constant speed withcontrol of the body. They are short and quick but having accuracy can make or break the person.In this type of exercise, equipment may or may not be used but is widely popular in sports thatrequire the player to be quick. The patient must use their own body to stabilizes themselves andencourage the body to strengthen itself. Many patients have benefitted from the use of agility andsome have not shown any progress. There have been studies that show who truly benefits fromthis exercise. This should determine if agility should be incorporated…show more content…
In sports,agility is used in have speed and coordination that will eventually advance you on the playingfield. Some items that can further advances agility would be, ladders, hurdles among many otherthings. Not only the goal is to improve the persons’ coordination and speed but these can alsohelp with the athletes’ endurance.Although commonly used in active body part, agility can be used in other forms. Agilityexercise can be used for patients in the beginning stage of debilitating disease. This disease orcondition may cause cognitive or mobility issues. One of the well-known disease that effectsmobility is Parkinson Disease. Parkinson Disease is a neurological disease that causes the bodyto gradually lose control of their mobility, making the person unable to function in society.Adding in an agility program to patient who has this disease could slow down the progression ofthe disease. Some people who are diagnosed early do not have the common physical signs of thedisease but they will experience bradykinesia2 and rigidity (King, 2009). The goal of agilityexercise is to delay the mobility issue as much as they can. Patients that have Parkinson Diseasewill have exercise that will keep their body moving.For Agility Exercise.In the article, Agility and Perturbation Training Techniques., it describes the necessaryuse of agility along with perturbation training. It compares the…show more content…
In this figure, it shows no significantimprovements in the patient’s overall function. Additional exercise that were included were sidesteps, cross-over stepping and other exercise that the physical therapist would signal them tochange direction. As stated before, there was not a significant improvement for the patientsadding in the agility/perturbation techniques. The OA patients had the same activities as thepatients who had ACL surgery but had different results. Some of the patients felt that their paindecrease but the overall physical function did not drastically change. For patients who have OAit seems pointless to place this into their program when there is not a functional benefit for thepatient. ConclusionAgility exercises can be beneficial to a certain extent when it comes to physical therapy.If this is placed into someone’s exercise program there are multiple thing factors that need to beconsidered. The main factor to consider is their disability or functional limitation. What maywork for one type of issue may not work for another. Patients who have instability issues such anACL tear can benefit from agility training. From the results that were given, focusing onstabilization while moving quickly and constantly will promote strength in that pre-or post-operative knee. Those who have OA show little improvement and does not appear to be veryuseful as an exercise method. It has also shown the benefit

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