Core Muscles

Abdominal muscle feedforward activation in patients with chronic low back pain is largely unaffected by 8 weeks of core stability training.

Abdominal muscle strength is related to the quality of life among older adults with lumbar osteoarthritis

Are the changes in postural control associated with low back pain caused by pain interference?

Comparison of MRI cross-sectional area and functions of core muscles among asymptomatic individuals with and without lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration

Gyeong-tae Gwak, Ui-jae Hwang, Sung-hoon Jung, Hyun-a Kim, Jun-hee Kim and Oh-yun Kwon. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:576. 1 December 2019. DOI: 10.1186/s12891-019-2960-y

Developing a Reliable Core Stability Assessment Battery for Patients with Nonspecific Low Back Pain.

Ozcan Kahraman B, Salik Sengul Y, Kahraman T, Kalemci O. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Jul

Effect of core stability exercises on feed-forward activation of deep abdominal muscles in chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial.

Effects of age and sex on trunk motor control

Griffioen, J.H. van Dieën. Journal of Biomechanics. 3 January 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2020.109622

Experimental muscle pain changes feed forward postural responses of the trunk muscles.

External Perturbation of the Trunk in Standing Humans Differentially Activates Components of the Medial Back Muscles

Immedicate Effects of Core Stabilization Exercise on β-Endorphin and Cortisol Levels Among Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Randomized Crossover Design.

Paungmali A, Joseph LH, Punturee K, Sitilertpisan P, Pirunsan U, Uthaikhup S. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2018 Feb 17. pii: S0161-4754(18)30008-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2018.01.002.

Is core stability a risk factor for lower extremity injuries in an athletic population? A systematic review.

De Blaiser C, Roosen P, Willems T, Danneels L, Bossche LV, De Ridder R. Phys Ther Sport. 2018 Mar;30:48-56. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2017.08.076. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

Pain differs from non-painful attention-demanding or stressful tasks in its effect on postural control patterns of trunk muscles.

Regional morphology of the transversus abdominis and obliquus internus and externus abdominis muscles.

The functional coupling of the deep abdominal and paraspinal muscles: the effects of simulated paraspinal muscle contraction on force transfer to the middle and posterior layer of the thoracolumbar fascia.

The importance of trunk muscle strength for balance, functional performance, and fall prevention in seniors: a systematic review.

The Role of Trunk Muscle Strength for Physical Fitness and Athletic Performance in Trained Individuals: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Prieske O, Muehlbauer T, Granacher U. Sports Med. 2016 Mar

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