The Effect of Performing Bi- and Unilateral Row Exercises on Core Muscle Activation.

@article{Saeterbakken2015TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Performing Bi- and Unilateral Row Exercises on Core Muscle Activation.},
  author={Atle Hole Saeterbakken and Vidar Andersen and Anine Brudeseth and H. Lund and Marius Steiro Fimland},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={36 11},
  pages={
          900-5
        }
}
The purpose of the study was to compare core muscle activation in 3 different row exercises (free-weight bent-over row, seated cable row and machine row) performed unilaterally and bilaterally, at matched effort levels. [] Key Method 15 resistance-trained men (26.0±4.4 years, 81.0±9.5 kg, 1.81±0.07 m) performed the exercises in randomized order. For erector spinae and multifidus, EMG activities in unilateral machine- and cable row were 60-63% and 74-78% of the bilateral performance (P≤0.036). For external…

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