Core Stability Exercise Principles

@article{Akuthota2008CoreSE,
  title={Core Stability Exercise Principles},
  author={Venu Akuthota and Andrea Ferreiro and Tamara Moore and Michael Fredericson},
  journal={Current Sports Medicine Reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={7},
  pages={39-44}
}
Core stability is essential for proper load balance within the spine, pelvis, and kinetic chain. The so-called core is the group of trunk muscles that surround the spine and abdominal viscera. Abdominal, gluteal, hip girdle, paraspinal, and other muscles work in concert to provide spinal stability. Core stability and its motor control have been shown to be imperative for initiation of functional limb movements, as needed in athletics. Sports medicine practitioners use core strengthening… 

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