METHODS TO AID THE WARM UP
1. Athletic training. How Periodization Can Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals.
Build this flexibility into clients’ programs so that they do not get frustrated when life gets in the way of their training programs
- Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) enhanced range-of-movement (ROM) at the hip joint.
The effect produced greater gains in participants who received and applied a motor imagery technique to supplement the regular PNF.
Both effects receded by about 50% across a no-practice period of 21 days.
Incorporation of motor imagery with physical therapy deemed worthwile.
3. Motor Imagery Boosts Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation in the Attainment and Retention of Range-of -Motion at the Hip Joint
Motor imagery coupled with PNF to enhance and retain ROM yields superior results to physical training used alone and can benefit both athletes and those undergoing rehabilitation.