The Assisted Prone Physio Ball Trunk Extension is a low back exercise for beginners to improve hip extensor strength, trunk extensor strength, core stabilization, balance and proprioceptive capabilities.

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During the Assisted Prone Physio Ball Trunk Extension the focus is on strengthening the low back because it is part of the core and hence important for energy transfer when hitting the ball.

The posterior aspect of the core is very important in energy transfer and injury prevention and hence should be strengthened regularly to ensure proper joint integrity and enhanced energy transfer. Find out more about Why Core Training for Tennis Players is Important.

Assisted Prone Physio Ball Trunk Extension Description

Assisted Prone Physio Ball Trunk Extension

Assisted Prone Physio Ball Trunk Extension

  1. Coach stabilizes lower-extremities (legs).
  2. Lie on top of the physio ball with the hips and trunk
  3. Fold hands in front of the chest and extend legs; knees are in line with shoulders
  4. Raise upper-body; hold 1 second; extend chest and retract the scapular throughout the movement; keep looking forward during movements
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