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Examining the Neuromuscular and Mechanical Characteristics of the Abdominal Musculature and Connective Tissues: Implications for Stiffening the Lumbar Spine
(University of Waterloo, 2008-04-30)
Research has uncovered an essential role of proper abdominal muscle function in ensuring the health and integrity of the lumbar spine. The anatomical arrangement of the abdominal musculature (rectus abdominis, external ...
Coordination of turning when standing and walking in healthy older adults and persons with Parkinson’s disease
(University of Waterloo, 2008-10-23)
It is difficult to think of any activity that does not require some degree of turning. Despite the prevalence of turning in daily activities and the challenge it poses to mobility-impaired individuals such as those with ...
Cortical and behavioural adaptations induced by bimanual movement training: an electrophysiological study in the healthy population
(University of Waterloo, 2009-09-30)
Bimanual movement training (BMT) of the upper extremity has been found to improve sensorimotor function of the stroke affected limb for some patients; however, the neurophysiological mechanism underlying behavioural ...