Lower Body Object Control

Object control and manipulation are essential skills for many sports and activities.

Some examples of object control:

  • Swinging an object (bat, golf club, hammer, etc.)
  • Controlling a soccer ball (with head, trunk, legs and/or feet)
  • Throwing a Frisbee (speed of arm, coordination with wrist and release, etc.)
  • Object control is necessary for other tasks such as: painting, writing, juggling, shuffling a deck of cards, etc.

For a complete list of object control skills used during physical activity, see: canadiansportforlife.ca/ten-key-factors/more-about-fundamentals.

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