Manipulating Exercise Variables

July 2, 2008 by   Print
Filed under Audios, Movement Impairments, News, Physiotherapy Blog, Therapeutic Exercise

Selecting variables to modify in a rehabilitation program can prove challenging. Most therapists are familiar with the obvious variables of LOAD & REPETITION but there are numerous other factors that can be manipulated.

  1. Speed
  2. Range of Motion
  3. Base of Support
  4. Plane of Motion

Combining different elements of these components allows progression or regression as required. It is essential that therapists are competent in applying these principals in a clinical setting

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