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Effect of Action Observation Training Using Y-Balance on Balance Capability in Young Adults

  • Son, Sung Min (Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Science, Cheongju University) ;
  • Kang, Kyung Woo (Department of Physical Therapy, Yeungnam University College)
  • Received : 2020.03.05
  • Accepted : 2020.04.14
  • Published : 2020.04.30

Abstract

Purpose: This study examined the effects of action-observation training using the Y-Balance on the balance ability of young adults. Methods: Thirty-four healthy adults were randomized into an action-observation group (n=17) or a control group (n=17). All subjects performed the Y-Balance test before and after watching the video. The action observation group watched a video of someone performing a Y-Balance test, and the control group watched a video of scenery unrelated to the training. The subjects were measured through a Y-Balance test for both the length of the legs extended in three directions and the Y-balance composite score. Results: A significant difference in the Y-balance composite score was observed between the two groups. A part of the direction of the extended leg in the action observation group was increased significantly (posteromedial direction of the right leg, posterolateral direction of the right leg, posteromedial direction of left leg) compared to the control group. Conclusion: These results suggest that action observation training only could help improve balance.

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