We often see our Core-Tex family assume upright balance training on Core-Tex goes from two hands on the handrail to hands free and no use of the handrail. In other words, going from the most help to the least help. This may lead to a misinterpretation of Core-Tex being "too advanced" and a missed opportunity to scale your balance progressions in a way that allows the user to be successful.
Core-Tex plays well with others. With the increased interest and research around dual tasking of cognitive exercises plus motor challenges, Core-Tex is emerging as a clinical favorite for many reasons:
The study we are sharing with you in this post looked at strength training of 58 older women and 6 males under age 70 . The comparison was strength training with vs. without the use of unstable surfaces.
Balance training runs the continuum of fall prevention for the elderly and/or physically challenged to extreme demands of elite athletes and performers. The former is directly tied to function, quality of life and injury avoidance.
The research paper linked below compares conventional balance training (CBT) and reactive balance training (RBT). Although the study did not use Core-Tex, the RBT aspect did include a translation of the base of support, which is only one of the multiple characteristics of Core-Tex. Core-Tex will also tilt and rotate combined with the translation.
The motion of Core-Tex provides unique and specialized advantages for users of all ages and objectives. In this sample mash-up, you will see active aging Core-Tex users applying in need of hip rehab, shoulder mobility, ski fitness and so much more.
Balance is essentially a sub-category of reactive training. You can't execute a purposeful recovery strategy until you first react to the change in the environment. Let Core-Tex help prime your nervous system and musculoskeletal system to meet balance needs across multiple scenarios.