ERIC Number: EJ662073
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Core Strength: Implications for Fitness and Low Back Pain.
Liemohn, Wendell; Pariser, Gina
Health & Fitness Journal, v6 n5 p10-16 Sep-Oct 2002
Presents information to promote understanding of the concept of core strength and stability, explain why this concept is important to spine health, and evaluate trunk training activities with respect to their contribution to core strength and stability, noting implications for physical fitness and low back pain. The paper reviews the anatomy and biochemistry of the spine and describes problems attendant with low back pain. (SM)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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