Alain Chevutschi

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The purpose of the present study was to define the degree of muscular activation while walking in water in order to aid rehabilitation therapists in their choice of exercises for daily clinical practice in aquatherapy. This study compares the electromyographic (EMG) activity of the rectus femoris, the soleus of the right lower limb and the contra-lateral(More)
The aim of this study was to quantify spontaneous and maximal speeds on dry land and in water, in four modalities of walking [forward (F), backward (B) and lateral walking (L)], with chest immersion level. Lateral walking was studied with the upper limbs of the subject alongside the body with hands placed on the lateral face of the thighs (L1) and upper(More)
This study examined in pubescent swimmers the effects on front crawl performances of a 6-week plyometric training (PT) in addition to the habitual swimming program. Swimmers were assigned to a control group (n = 11, age: 14.1 ± 0.2 years; G(CONT)) and a combined swimming and plyometric group (n = 12, age: 14.3 ± 0.2 years; GSP), both groups swimming 5.5 h ·(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The aim of the present study was to evaluate the immediate effects of therapeutic mobilization of the talocrural and subtalar joints on ankle mobility and postural control in elderly subjects. METHODS Nineteen subjects (83.1 ± 6 years, 159 ± 1 cm; 56.1 ± 9.7 kg - mean ± standard deviation) participated in this study. The centre of(More)
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