THE EFFECTS OF THE UPRIGHT BODY TYPE EXERSlZE PROGRAM ON FOOT PLANTAR PRESSURE OF ARCHERS

Dong-Kuk Kim, Joong-Sook Lee, Jeong-Ok Yang, Bom-Jin Lee, Kang-Ho Bae

Abstract


This study is aimed to analyze how the upright body type exercise program, a spine stabilization exercise program, increases in upper limbs motility control of archers and affects foot plantar pressure of archers by stabilizing h d y balance in order to prove the effectiveness of upright body type exercise, and, on this basis, provide a new effective and efficient training program. To determine how the 12-week(3 times a week) upright body type exercise program affected plantar pressure of archers, a total of I 0 archers-3 men and 7 women-in B Metropolitan City who had more than 10 years of career in archery were sampled. The upright body type exercise program had positive effects on static and dynamic balance of foot plantar pressure by allowing archers to experience less body sway and physical imbalance in shooting and with closed eyes. So the program is expected to help archers correct their posture, become psychologically stable, and make better performance.

Keywords


shooting; foot plantar pressure; static balance; dynamic balance

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ISSN 1999-4168