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Rehabilitation Research and Practice
Volume 2010, Article ID 459738, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/459738
Research Article

No Difference in Transverse Abdominis Activation Ratio between Healthy and Asymptomatic Low Back Pain Patients during Therapeutic Exercise

Department of Kinesiology, University of Virginia, 210 Emmet Street South, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA

Received 8 March 2010; Revised 19 June 2010; Accepted 30 July 2010

Academic Editor: Jari P. A. Arokoski

Copyright © 2010 Nathaniel Gorbet et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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