Core Training: Stabilizing the Confusion : Strength & Conditioning Journal

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Core Training

Stabilizing the Confusion

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

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Strength and Conditioning Journal 29(2):p 10-25, April 2007.
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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.

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