core muscle


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core muscle

One of the major muscles that stabilizes and controls the pressure inside the trunk; these are the pelvic floor, abdominal wall, back, and diaphragm muscles.
See also: muscle
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We assessed core muscle endurance through tests that elicited isometric muscle contractions of the trunk musculature during the time.
Of all the exercises, it would be the most suitable single body movement to measure the core muscle function.
Weak, tight, or unbalanced core muscles can undermine you in any of these realms.
LOBOS virtually allows anyone to give themselves a very powerful core muscle blasting cardio workout, without any pain, as they float around in a runner's high."
Previous studies have suggested that patients with low back pain are unable to properly utilize their core muscles. The "active rehabilitation" would rebuild strength, enabling the core muscles to do their job of stabilizing and supporting the spine in order to promote pain-free movement.
A team source said Carter was planning to play in the Las Vegas summer league, but has been dealing with this core muscle issue on and off since high school.
(29) the superiority in core muscle strength in males than females may be due to postural differences in the pelvis and bone structure.
The effect of core muscle stabilization exercise program on shoulder muscle strength was investigated by comparing the measurement values of the study group at baseline and six weeks.
Specifically, lesser core muscle endurance, balance deficits, and greater hyper-mobility are related to increased LE injury risk.
Just a few minutes into your day and you've already engaged your core muscles multiple times.
By implementing a novel approach to quantifying muscle activity based on FDG uptake, we were able to demonstrate for the first time the differences in core muscle activity during unassisted walking.
Future study should include core muscle stability exercise on subjects with nonspecific low back pain and long-term effect of core stability exercise on cardiovascular vascular parameters should also be evaluated.