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The use of ultrasound imaging of the abdominal drawing-in maneuver in subjects with low back pain.
STUDY DESIGN Randomized controlled trial among patients with low back pain (LBP). OBJECTIVES (1) Determine the reliability of real-time ultrasound imaging for assessing activation of the lateralExpand
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Neck pain: Clinical practice guidelines linked to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health from the Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.
The Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association presents this second set of clinical practice guidelines on neck pain, linked to the International Classification of Functioning,Expand
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The Functional Movement Screen: a reliability study.
STUDY DESIGN Reliability study. OBJECTIVES To determine intrarater test-retest and interrater reliability of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) among novice raters. BACKGROUND The FMS is usedExpand
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Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging of the abdominal muscles.
Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging (RUSI) of the abdominal muscles is increasingly being used in the management of conditions involving musculoskeletal dysfunctions associated with the abdominalExpand
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Reliability of rehabilitative ultrasound imaging of the transversus abdominis and lumbar multifidus muscles.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the intraexaminer and interexaminer reliability of rehabilitative ultrasound imaging (RUSI) in obtaining thickness measurements of the transversus abdominis (TrA) and lumbarExpand
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Relationships among lateral abdominal muscles, gender, body mass index, and hand dominance.
STUDY DESIGN Exploratory. OBJECTIVES To explore whether hand dominance, gender, and body mass index (BMI) influence the thickness of the lateral abdominal muscles as measured by ultrasound imaging.Expand
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Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging: understanding the technology and its applications.
The use of ultrasound imaging by physical therapists is growing in popularity. This commentary has 2 aims. The first is to introduce the concept of rehabilitative ultrasound imaging (RUSI), provide aExpand
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Y-balance test: a reliability study involving multiple raters.
The Y-balance test (YBT) is one of the few field expedient tests that have shown predictive validity for injury risk in an athletic population. However, analysis of the YBT in a heterogeneousExpand
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Ultrasound characteristics of the deep abdominal muscles during the active straight leg raise test.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether changes in the transversus abdominis (TrA) and internal oblique (IO) muscles, as seen on ultrasound imaging, during the active straight leg raise (ASLR) test differExpand
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