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ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal:
doi: 10.1249/01.FIT.0000298458.22383.bd
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A PERIODIZED APPROACH FOR CORE TRAINING

Willardson, Jeffrey M. Ph.D.

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Abstract

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: • Understand the importance of core stability exercises for healthy individuals.

• Understand how to perform resistance exercises for the development of muscular endurance, muscular strength, and muscular power in the core musculature.

• Understand the potential advantages and disadvantages of performing resistance exercises on unstable equipment (e.g., Swiss ball, wobble board, and balance disc).

© 2008 American College of Sports Medicine

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