Core Training: Evidence Translating to Better Performance and Injury Prevention
  • Core Training: Evidence Translating to Better Performance and Injury Prevention
    Dr. Stuart McGill is an expert on the subject of core training. In this article, Dr. McGill provides a review of key anatomy, the role related to low back disorders, testing and evaluation information, and core training progressions.
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    Why You Should Read This Article    

    Core training is one of the hottest topics in the fitness industry. Unfortunately, the topic has been abused with massive amounts of misinformation as to its uses and effectiveness. Core training, performed and progressed properly, is fundamental to injury prevention and human movement and performance.

    Dr. Stuart McGill is an expert on the subject of core training. His work has dispelled myths and provided research-based information that can be used by personal trainers to improve the health and performance of their clients. In this article, Dr. McGill provides a review of key anatomy, the role related to low back disorders, testing and evaluation information, and core training progressions..

    Strength and Conditioning Journal:
    Core Training: Evidence Translating to Better Performance and Injury Prevention. McGill, Stuart.
    June 2010 - Volume 32 - Issue 3 - pp 33-46
     

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