Mo­bil­ity Ver­sus Sta­bil­ity

Climbing - - SKILLS -

Mo­bil­ity is the abil­ity to move within a range of mo­tion, while sta­bil­ity is the abil­ity to con­trol that move­ment. Climbers need both. A 2000 study by Do­ran et al. iden­ti­fied that over 40 per­cent of climb­ing in­juries oc­cur in the wrist and fin­gers. Thus, a proper warm- up will tar­get mo­bil­ity and sta­bil­ity in both ar­eas.

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