Core Training Concepts

  1. Core
    -# of muscles attached to core complex
    • Lumbo-pelvic hip complex and thoracic and cervical spine, where body's center of gravity is located
    • -29
  2. 2 Muscle Categories of Core
    Stabilization and Movement
  3. Stabilization Systems
    -Muscles involved
    - Type of muscle fibers
    • Transverse Abdominis
    • Internal Oblique
    • Lumbar Multifidus
    • Pelvic Floor Muscles
    • Diaphragm
    • Transversospinalis
    • -Type I slow twitch
  4. Movement System
    -Muscles Involved
    • Latissimus Dorsi
    • Erector Spinae
    • Iliopsoas
    • Hamstring
    • Hip Adductor
    • Adductor Magnus
    • Adductor Longus
    • Adductor Brevis
    • Gracilis
    • Pectineus
    • Gluteus Minimus and Maximus
    • Tensor Fascia Latae
    • REctus Abdominus
    • External Oblique
  5. Chronic Back Pain What % of Americans
    -Decreased Activation of What Muscle
    • 85%
    • -Transversus abdominus, internal obliques, pelvis floor muscles, multifidus, diaphragm and deep erector spinae
  6. Drawing In Maneuver
    • Act of pulling button in towards spine
    • -Increased stabilization during exercise and increased EMG (electromyogram activity- electrical activity produced by skeletal muscles)
  7. Intramuscular Coordination
    Ability of neuromuscular system to allow optimal levels of motor unit recruitment and synchronization within a muscle
  8. Intermuscular Coordination
    Ability of neuromuscular system to allow all muscles to work together with proper activation and timing between them
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Core Training Concepts
Core Training Concepts