196| Volume 19, SUPPLEMENT , e88-e89, December 2015

Can we improve athletic performance by using Direction Bias Specific Gym Programming? A Clinical Pilates concept

      Background: Direction bias assessment (DBA) is a Clinical Pilates concept found to be an accurate predictor of performance after low resistance matched Clinical Pilates exercises. High resistance training is an integral part of any athletes training plan. The purpose of this study was to compare the effect on athletic performance of high resistance exercises matched to an athlete's DBA against a program that contained a mix of matched and unmatched exercises over 4 weeks of strength training and 4 weeks of power training.
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