Difference in selective muscle activity of thoracic erector spinae during prone trunk extension exercise in subjects with slouched thoracic posture.

@article{Park2015DifferenceIS,
  title={Difference in selective muscle activity of thoracic erector spinae during prone trunk extension exercise in subjects with slouched thoracic posture.},
  author={Kyung-hee Park and Jae-Seop Oh and Duk-hyun An and Won-gyu Yoo and Jong-Man Kim and Tae-Ho Kim and Min-Hyeok Kang},
  journal={PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation},
  year={2015},
  volume={7 5},
  pages={479-84}
}
BACKGROUND The prone trunk extension (PTE) exercise is often used to strengthen the back extensors. Although altered trunk posture is associated with movement impairment, the influences of a slouched thoracic posture on muscle activity of the thoracic erector spinae and thoracic movement during the PTE exercise were overlooked in previous studies… CONTINUE READING