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Isolated Hip Stability
Isolated hip stability exercises will involve stability at one body segment, with movement occurring at another segment. Isolated stability exercises will generally take place in all of the postures between laying down on your stomach/back, and standing upright. Depending on your ability levels, it may be necessary to first focus on a series of isolated hip stability exercises before advancing to integrated stability exercises. It other cases, it may be acceptable and beneficial to perform isolated and integrated stability exercises concurrently. In the video below are some examples of isolated stability exercises that anyone could benefit from.
Integrated hip stability exercises will require stabilizing a joint in one or more planes of motion, with primary movement taking place in a different plane of motion. Integrated stability exercises can also be viewed as movement pattern retraining with reinforcement of the coordination and timing between the body’s segments which is necessary to complete the specific movements required on the basketball court with the highest level of efficiency. Movement pattern re-training can involve exercises with a symmetrical, asymmetrical (i.e lunging), and single leg stance. Athletes should be competent with these movements prior to advancing to lifting heavy weights with a goal of becoming bigger, faster, and stronger. In the video below are some examples of integrated stability exercises that anyone could benefit from.