Functional load abdominal training: part 1☆☆☆

  title={Functional load abdominal training: part 1☆☆☆},
  author={Christopher M. Norris},
  journal={Physical Therapy in Sport},
  • C. Norris
  • Published 1 July 1999
  • Medicine
  • Physical Therapy in Sport
Abstract This article reviews the principles of muscle imbalance relevant to abdominal training. Mobilisor and stabilisor muscle categories are described and muscle length adaptation is discussed. Examples of individual muscle tests to determine muscle lengthening and muscle shortening are given. Concepts of trunk stability are considered and integrated into abdominal training. 

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