Core Stability and Low Back Pain
12 pages (3000 words)
, Annotated Bibliography
According to the paper, Core Stability and Low Back Pain, the core is consist of 29 pairs of muscles (ie. rectus abdominals, transverses abdominis, quadratus lumborum, multifidi) that help to stabilize the spine, pelvis, and kinetic chain during movements. Without these muscles, the spine would become mechanically unstable.