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Core Training: Stabilizing the Confusion.

Faries, Mark D.; Greenwood, Mike PhD, CSCS,* D; FNSCA

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summary: Confusion exists regarding what the core musculature is, how it is evaluated, how it is trained, and how it is applied to functional performance. The core musculature is divided into 2 systems, local (stabilization) and global (movement), with distinction between core-strength, core-stability, and functional exercises.

(C) 2007 National Strength and Conditioning Association


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