Trampolining is a unique activity as it allows everyone to participate no matter your ability or skill. Whether you’re jumping as high as you can, scaling the pro wall or bouncing on your bottom everyone can have fun on a trampoline and seek the same trampoline benefits as each other.
Research shows that children with special needs benefit greatly from regular exercise and trampolining in particular provides many additional advantages. Using a trampoline to exercise is now more commonly known as Rebound Therapy.
The term ‘Rebound therapy’ was first used in 1969 by E G Anderson. Rebound Therapy facilitates exercise for people with special needs. Among the many benefits of rebound therapy are relaxation, exercise tolerance, muscle tone management, increase in coordination. Not only does trampolining get everyone exercising but there is also a social element that benefits everyone, it’s an activity you are able to do with your family and friends together.