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Balance and Stability Assessment

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Kevin Barr        
Published: Friday, January 04, 2013

Balance and Stability Assessment for Baseball


Pillar
(Core-Stability)

•  Lie face-down.

•  Keep body straight.

•  Place elbows on ground directly under shoulders.

•  Distribute bodyweight evenly between toes and elbows

•  Hold position for as long as possible.


Below Average:
Position held less-than 15 seconds.
Average: Position held 15 to 30 seconds.
Above Average: Position held more-than 30 seconds.


Single-Leg Stance
(Balance)

•  Stand on one leg.

•  Place hands on hips.

•  Raise right heel and hold for 10 seconds.

•  Don’t move hands or allow heel back to floor.


Fail
: Position held less-than 10 seconds.
Pass: Position held 10 seconds or more.


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