Optimizing performance by improving core stability and core strength.

  title={Optimizing performance by improving core stability and core strength.},
  author={Angela E Hibbs and Kevin G Thompson and Duncan N. French and Allan Wrigley and Iain R. Spears},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={38 12},
Core stability and core strength have been subject to research since the early 1980s. Research has highlighted benefits of training these processes for people with back pain and for carrying out everyday activities. However, less research has been performed on the benefits of core training for elite athletes and how this training should be carried out to optimize sporting performance. Many elite athletes undertake core stability and core strength training as part of their training programme… CONTINUE READING
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