Abdominal Strengthening Exercises: A Comparative EMG Study


The purpose of this study was to compare electromyographic (EMG) activity of the abdominal muscles between the crunch exercise and five other popular abdominal exercises. Surface EMG recordings of four muscles (upper rectus, lower rectus, external oblique, and internal oblique) of the anterior abdominal wall were collected and analyzed on 20 healthy, male… (More)


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@inproceedings{Beim2007AbdominalSE, title={Abdominal Strengthening Exercises: A Comparative EMG Study}, author={Gloria M. Beim and Jorge L. Giraldo and Danny M. Pincivero and Matthew J. Borror and Freddie H. Fu}, year={2007} }