Stability Of Standing After Abdominal Muscle Fatigue

Daniel Gurín, Jan Novotný


In the pilot experimental study eight men with an average age of 33.5 ± 3.64 years were tested. The subjects were tested on the Biodex Balance System before and after the exercise of the abdominal muscles. Exercise was carried out to a subjectively perceived maximum. The sample was deliberately composed of mentally and physically trained individuals. Evaluation was the stability index, the smaller the nominal value, the better the stability. After the workout stability parameters were significantly worse than before the exercise (p = 0.025). The fatigue of the abdominal muscles thus negatively affects the stability of the standing position.


stability of standing; muscular fatigue; abdominal muscles; posture; biodex balance

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