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Flashcards in Biomechanics And Kinesiology - Core Stability Deck (6):
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Muscles of the axial skeleton

- control posture and stabilise axial skeleton
- protect spinal cord and internal organs
- produce torques required for body movement
- enable head and neck movement for optimal placement of special sensory organs

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Unilateral contractions

- one side

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Bilateral contractions

- two sides

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Contralateral contractions

- opposite sides

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Ipsilateral contraction

- same side

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Erector spinae muscles consist of

- spinalis
- longissimus
- iliocostalis