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The Bunkie Test

Ronai, Peter MS, RCEP, CSCS-D, NSCA-CPT-D, CSPS

Section Editor(s): Dawes, Jay PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA

Strength and Conditioning Journal: June 2015 - Volume 37 - Issue 3 - p 89–92
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000126
Column: Exercise Technique
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ABSTRACT THE TECHNIQUE FOR ADMINISTERING THE BUNKIE TEST, WHICH IS AN ASSESSMENT OF MUSCLE ENDURANCE, LENGTH, AND FUNCTION OF CORE STABILIZING MUSCLES, IS DESCRIBED. THIS TEST CAN HELP STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROFESSIONALS SELECT EXERCISES AND IMPROVE THEIR CLIENT'S CORE STABILITY.

Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The author reports no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

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The Exercise Technique Column provides detailed explanations of proper exercise technique to optimize performance and safety.

COLUMN EDITOR: Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA

Peter Ronaiis a clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut.

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