Low vs. High Threshold Core WorkJun 08, 2022
Your program probably needs both.
Low Threshold work is great for:
· Improving Motor Control
· Learning breathing and bracing strategies
· Improved strength/ endurance
High Threshold work is great for:
· Strength-speed: Ability to express strength at higher speed
· Improving Rate of Force Development
· Training Global Movement Patterns
Rehab folks... I thought of this post while my class presented therex ideas for a case study:
A 17 year old 12 weeks post spondylolisthesis.
TrA activation, “Agility work”, etc.
These are ok, but maybe we let that TrA work go after week 6 or 8….
What this guy really needs is to be able to recruit his anterior core in high threshold situations to avoid another over extension injury.
Also, let’s focus on cleaning up his global rotation patterns, improving trunk stiffness, and improving his ability to produce force quickly (not move his feet quickly...).
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