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Cholewicki, J., & McGill, S. M. (1996). Mechanical stability of the in vivo lumbar spine: implications for injury and chronic low back pain. Clinical biomechanics11(1), 1-15.

Hibbs, A. E., Thompson, K. G., French, D., Wrigley, A., & Spears, I. (2008). Optimizing performance by improving core stability and core strength. Sports medicine38(12), 995-1008.

Hodges, P. W. (2003). Core stability exercise in chronic low back pain.Orthopedic Clinics of North America34(2), 245-254.

Kavcic, N., Grenier, S., & McGill, S. M. (2004). Determining the stabilizing role of individual torso muscles during rehabilitation exercises. Spine29(11), 1254-1265.

Kibler, W. B., Press, J., & Sciascia, A. (2006). The role of core stability in athletic function. Sports Medicine36(3), 189-198.

Leetun, D. T., Ireland, M. L., Willson, J. D., Ballantyne, B. T., & Davis, I. M. (2004). Core stability measures as risk factors for lower extremity injury in athletes. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise36(6), 926-934.

Marshall, P. W., & Murphy, B. A. (2005). Core stability exercises on and off a Swiss ball. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation86(2), 242-249.

McGill, S. M. (1997). The biomechanics of low back injury: implications on current practice in industry and the clinic. Journal of biomechanics30(5), 465-475.

McGill, S. M. (1998). Low back exercises: evidence for improving exercise regimens. Physical Therapy78(7), 754-765.

McGill, S. M. (2001). Low back stability: from formal description to issues for performance and rehabilitation. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews29(1), 26-31.

McGill, S. M., Grenier, S., Kavcic, N., & Cholewicki, J. (2003). Coordination of muscle activity to assure stability of the lumbar spine. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology13(4), 353-359.

McGill, S. M., & Karpowicz, A. (2009). Exercises for spine stabilization: motion/motor patterns, stability progressions, and clinical technique. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation90(1), 118-126.

Peate, W. F., Bates, G., Lunda, K., Francis, S., & Bellamy, K. (2007). Core strength: A new model for injury prediction and prevention. J Occup Med Toxicol2(3), 1-9.

Willson, J. D., Dougherty, C. P., Ireland, M. L., & Davis, I. M. (2005). Core stability and its relationship to lower extremity function and injury. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons13(5), 316-325.