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The Effect of Workplace Based Strengthening on Low Back Injury Rates: A Case Study in the Strip Mining Industry

Vert Mooney 1,3 Marvin Kron 2 Patrick Rummerfield 2 Bryon Holmes 1 The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the effect of a once a week exercise program focused specially at lumbar extensor strengthening. This is a comparative study where workers volunteered to exercise were compared to workers who did not exercise. Low back […]

 Research on Advanced Strength Training

By Wayne L. Westcott, PhD Posted on NaturalStrength.com on April 15, 2000 Several studies have shown that single-set strength training is just as effective as multiple-set strength training for beginning exercisers (Starkey et al., 1994; Westcott, 1995a). However, Kraemer (1996) has indicated that the rate of strength gain slows considerably after four months of a […]

The Effect of Lumbar Extension Training With and Without Pelvic Stabilization on Lumbar Strength and Low Back Pain

M a n c h e s t e r   R T C “The Effect of Lumbar Extension Training With and Without Pelvic Stabilization on Lumbar Strength and Low Back Pain” Smith et al, Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 24 (2011) 241-249/BMR-2011-0301  Strong Clinical Performance…Quantitatively better clinical outcomes.  A just published randomized clinical trial […]

Healing woman’s best friend

Naples veterinarian performs rare brain surgery on part-time resident’s service dog By KELLY FARRELL From the Naples Daily News Posted February 29, 2012 at 4:31 p.m. A friend, a family member, a service dog — all in one 2-and-a-half-pound furry package — was nearly lost due to a common misdiagnosis of what appeared to be […]

No sweat, no problem

New exercise concept takes just 20 minutes per week News-Press – November 21, 2011 Reporter Amy Sowder recently tried out the Concept 10 10 workout routine as part of Coastal Life’s Feeling Good series. Concept 10 10 sounds too good to be true: a fitness routine that takes 20 minutes once a week, and you […]