Effects of table tennis multi-ball training on dynamic posture control

Yaodong Gu, Changxiao Yu, Shirui Shao, Julien Baker

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Abstract

Background 
Prior to the 2017 table tennis season, each participant performed the anterior, posteromedial, and posterolateral the star excursion balance test (SEBT) reach distances in a randomized order. The aim of this study was to assess the effects of table tennis multi-ball training and dynamic balance on performance measures of the SEBT for the male and female.

MethodsThe limb lengths of the 12 table tennis athletes were measured bilaterally in the study. Besides warm-up end, the data of this study were recorded at a regular interval at approximately 16 min for the entire multi-ball training session, and they were defined as Phase I, Phase II, Phase II, respectively. The Borg rating of perceived exertion (RPE) scale was used to document the degree of physical strain.

ResultsReaching distances showed a decrease with training progression in all directions. Compared with the male table tennis athletes, the females showed poorer dynamic posture control, particularly when the free limb was considered with the right-leg stance toward posterolateral and posteromedial directions in phase I.

DiscussionThis study suggests that during table tennis multi-ball training the male should have a regulatory protocol to compensate the deficit observed in phase II, but the females should be given the protocol in phase I.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere6262
Pages (from-to)1-19
Number of pages19
JournalPeerJ
Volume2019
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jan 2019

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Keywords

  • centre of pressure
  • star excursion balance test
  • reach distance
  • borg rating of perceived exertion
  • musculoskeletal

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Gu, Yaodong ; Yu, Changxiao ; Shao, Shirui ; Baker, Julien. / Effects of table tennis multi-ball training on dynamic posture control. In: PeerJ. 2019 ; Vol. 2019, No. 6. pp. 1-19.
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Effects of table tennis multi-ball training on dynamic posture control. / Gu, Yaodong; Yu, Changxiao; Shao, Shirui; Baker, Julien.

In: PeerJ, Vol. 2019, No. 6, e6262, 16.01.2019, p. 1-19.

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