Low Back Pain And The Possible Role Of Pilates In Artistic Gymnastics [PDF]
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Pilates has been used as a rehabilitation method for a lower back problems and shown to be effective and of good subjective acceptance in the general population, but specific studies in artistic gymnastics are lacking. According to the studies with training programs implementing similar lower-trunk stabilizing principles as Pilates, gymnastics coaches may be encouraged to implement this kind of exercise for prevention and treatment of chronic low back pain in gymnasts.