Semi-supervised practice – Part 3

//Semi-supervised practice – Part 3

Semi-supervised practice – Part 3

By |2019-05-26T11:32:00+00:00June 9th, 2019|Practice Tips|Comments Off on Semi-supervised practice – Part 3

This is the third of a three-part blog series on semi-supervised practice. This blog describes how to use equipment to increase the safety and effectiveness of semi-supervised practice.

Man with a stroke practising a step-up exercise

 Man with a stroke practising a step-up exercise

Environment set-up for safety

  • Wall on unaffected side
  • Height adjustable table in front
  • Chair on affected side
  • Plinth behind

Environment set-up for quality

  • Block to prevent external rotation of right leg
  • Tape on block in front to guide placement of left foot

Note – Counter in left hand to count repetitions of practice

Three people practising sit to stand and standing exercises

Three people practising sit to stand and standing exercises

Environment set-up for safety

Man with hat practising sit to stand

  • Height adjustable table in front

Woman in green pullover practising stepping exercise

  • Height adjustable tables on either side
  • Plinth behind

Woman in pink nightgown practising standing exercise

  • Height adjustable table in front
  • Wall on left side
  • Plinth behind

Note – all have counters to count repetitions of practice

Balance class

Balance class

Environment set-up for safety

  • Height adjustable tables in front and to the side
  • Plinths behind and on the side
  • Walls behind and to the side

Environment set-up for quality

  • Wall behind as cue to maintain hip extension in standing

Note – all have counters to count repetitions of practice

These photographs are taken from an appendix to a paper on semi-supervised practice which can be found at: