Developing speed and agility can help you avoid injury in contact sports.

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Developing speed and agility can help you avoid injury in contact sports.

Your ability to react is one of the first reflexes to suffer when you are fatigued, and this can lead to injury. Think about hockey, football, soccer and other team ports. Now consider skiing, inline skating, and other individual pastimes that require balance and agility. In all of these cases, the ability to react quickly to objects in your path or people coming is very important to avoiding collision, staying on your feet, and remaining in control of your movements and actions – essentially, keeping out of high-risk situations. Speed may be developed by improving technique utilizing efforts with a 6 second maximum effort. Agility and coordination emphasize neuromuscular control and are the culmination of all physical fitness factors, and will be best enhanced through balance and core strength training.

   

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