THE PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE IS TO EXPAND A CONCEPT SURROUNDING THE ROTATIONAL FUNCTION AND TRAINING OF THE BODY'S CORE. MORE THAN A DECADE AGO, A MODEL WAS PROVIDED BY WHICH TO OBSERVE AND TRAIN THE CORE, WHICH WAS BASED ON A PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED THEORY REGARDING THE SERAPE EFFECT. THE PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE IS TO EXPAND ON THAT MODEL, THE ORIGINAL SERAPE EFFECT, AND TO PROVIDE A MORE COMPLETE MODEL FOR ANALYSIS AND TRAINING OF THE BODY'S CORE.
1Institute of Human Performance, Boca Raton, Florida;
2University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; and
3Department of Kinesiology, California State University, Fullerton, California
Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors report no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.
Juan C. Santana is the President of the Institute of Human Performance.
Stuart M. McGill is a Professor at the University of Waterloo.
Lee E. Brown is a Professor at California State University.