Abdominal hollowing and bracing strategies increase joint stability in the trunk region during sudden support surface translation but not in the lower extremities.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Application of hollowing and bracing, abdominal activation strategies (AAS), has focused on improving trunk stability. This study aimed to clarify the AAS effect on body sway during support surface translation while standing. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty healthy subjects (10 male, 10 female; aged 25.45 ± 3.22 years) performed… (More)

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