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The Effect of Weigth-Bearing Exercise on Bone Mineral Density: A Study on Female Ex-Athletics and the General Population

Dr. John Ethefington, London St Thomas Hospital , London   The aim of this retrospective cohort study was to estimate the changes in bone mineral density (BMD) as a consequence of exercise in female ex-athletes and age matched controls. Eighty-three ex-elite female athletes (67 middie and long distance runners, 16 tennis players, currently aged 40-65) […]

Effect of Training Frequency and Specificity on Isometric Lumbar Extension Strength

Effect of Training Frequency and Specificity on Isometric Lumbar Extension Strength James E. Graves, PhD, Michael L. Pollock, PhD, Dan Foster, BS, Scott H. Leggett, MS, David M. Carpenter, MS, Rosemaria Vuoso, MS, and Arthur Jones.   To investigate the effects of training frequency and specificity of training on isolated lumbar extension strength, 72 men […]

Effect of Resistance Training on Lumbar Extension Strength

Effect of Resistance Training on Lumbar Extension Strength Michael L. Pollock,* PhD, Scott H. Leggett, MS, James E. Graves, PhD, Arthur Jones, Michael Fulton, MD, and Joe Cirulli. Development of a new testing machine, which stabilizes the pelvis, allowed us to evaluate the lumbar extensor muscles before and after training. Fifteen healthy subjects (29.1 ± […]

Effect of Reduced Frequency of Training and Detraining on Lumbar Extension Strength

Effect of Reduced Frequency of Training and Detraining on Lumbar Extension Strength Jacqueline T. Tucci, MS, David M. Carpenter, MS, Michael L. Pollock, PhD, James E. Graves, PhD, and Scott H. Leggett, MS     To investigate the effect of reduced frequency of training and detraining on lumbar extension strength, 50 subjects (34 men, aged […]

Comparison of Female Geriatric Lumbar-Extension Strength

Comparison of Female Geriatric Lumbar-Extension Strength: Asymptomatic Versus Chronic Low Back Pain Patients and Their Response to Active Rehabilitation Bryon Holmes, Scott Leggett, Vert Mooney, Jean Nichols*, Scott Negri, and An Hoeyberghs We compared lumbarextension strength between healthy asymptomatic geriatric females (HEAL) and symptomatic geriatric females (INJ) seeking medical attention for chronic low back pain. […]