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Get a Leg Up on Balance Training

by Fabio Comana, MA, MS

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Description

Balance is foundational to all training, yet is often overlooked when training most populations. It is a learnable skill that improves physical, cognitive and emotional parameters and should be included in every program, from beginner to expert. Learn basic balance assessments and the role balance plays within key functional domains of posture, gait, multisensory control and performance.

This is a live recorded session from the 2009 IDEA Fitness Fusion Conference™
By Fabio Comana, MA, MS

Video Chapters

1. Introduction
2. Balance Terminology
3. Balance and the Core
4. Basic Core Function
5. Training the Core and Balance
6. Level One: Core Function
7. Level Two: Static Balance
8. Level Three: Dynamic Balance

About the Presenter

Fabio Comana, MA, MS

Fabio Comana, MA, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Faculty Instructor for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and faculty member in Exercise Science and Nutrition at San Diego State University, and UC San Diego. Previously, Fabio was an exercise physiologist and certification manager for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) where he, during his tenure, was the original creator of ACE’s Integrated Fitness Training Model™ and lead developer of their live personal training educational workshops. His previous experiences include collegiate head coaching; strength and conditioning coaching; and opening and managing health clubs for Club One. As a national and international presenter, he is frequently featured on television, radio, internet, and in print publications. He authored chapters in various textbooks and publications, and is presently authoring upcoming academic and consumer books.