Effect of neuromotor exercises on balance in basketball players: a systematic review with meta-analysis

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https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v11i7.30395

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Lower extremity; Postural balance; Plyometric Exercise; Proprioception.

Abstract

Aim: the purpose of this review is to evaluate the effect of lower limb neuromotor exercises on static and dynamic balance in basketball players. Methods: the search strategy was carried out in the following databases: Medline/Pubmed, LILACS, Scopus, and PEDRO. Certainty of evidence was assessed by GRADE for posteromedial, posterolateral, and anterior directions, and composite score of the Star Excursion Balance Test. Results: the initial search identified 520 studies. Of them, six studies were included in this review, and three of them were included in the meta-analysis (n = 64). GRADE evaluation indicated low level of certainty of evidence for posteromedial (MD = 4.92%; 95% CI = -1.44 to 11.29; P = 0.13; I2 = 55%), posterolateral (MD = 6.08%; 95% CI = 2.76 to 9.40; P = 0.0003; I2 = 19%) and anterior (MD = 4.87%; 95% CI: 2.84 to 6.89; p<0.00001; I2= 0%) directions. Very low level of certainty of evidence was found for composite score (MD = 6.42%; 95% CI: 5.03 to 7.82 P < 0.00001; I2 = 1%). Conclusions: neuromotor exercises improve dynamic balance in basketball players. Although, the certainty of evidence is still very low. So, our data should be cautiously interpreted.

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05/06/2022

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FONSECA, J. B.; SOUZA , A. I. S. de O.; OLIVEIRA, V. F. de; MENDONÇA, H. C. S. de; VIEIRA, M. de A. .; ARAÚJO, M. das G. R. de .; BARBOSA, L. M. A. .; FERREIRA, A. P. de L. Effect of neuromotor exercises on balance in basketball players: a systematic review with meta-analysis . Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 11, n. 7, p. e57511730395, 2022. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v11i7.30395. Disponível em: https://rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/30395. Acesso em: 29 feb. 2024.

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