ELECTROMYOGRAPHIC COMPARISON OF A STABILITY BALL CRUNCH WITH A TRADITIONAL CRUNCH

@article{Sternlicht2007ELECTROMYOGRAPHICCO,
  title={ELECTROMYOGRAPHIC COMPARISON OF A STABILITY BALL CRUNCH WITH A TRADITIONAL CRUNCH},
  author={Eric Sternlicht and Stuart Rugg and Larissa L. Fujii and Keri F Tomomitsu and Matt M Seki},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={21},
  pages={506–509}
}
The purpose of this study was to compare abdominal muscle activity while performing a crunch on a stability ball with a traditional crunch. Forty-one healthy adults (23 men and 18 women) participated in the study. The subjects performed the crunch with the ball in 2 positions, 1 with the ball at the level of the inferior angles of the scapula (SB-high) and 1 with the ball at the level of the lower lumbar region of the back (SB-low). Surface electromyography was recorded from the upper and lower… 

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