Recent Submissions

  • Trunk neuromuscular pattern alterations during a controlled functional task in a low back injured group deemed ready to resume regular activities 

    Hubley-Kozey, C., J. M. Moreside, and D. A. Quirk. 2013. "Trunk neuromuscular pattern alterations during a controlled functional task in a low back injured group deemed ready to resume regular activities." Work (Reading, Mass.).
    BACKGROUND: Trunk neuromuscular alterations have been found in those with chronic low back pain, but less well studied are whether responses are altered in those deemed recovered following an injury. Furthermore, coordinated ...
  • Temporal Patterns of the Trunk Muscles Remain Altered in a Low Back-Injured Population Despite Subjective Reports of Recovery 

    Moreside, J. M., D. A. Quirk, and C. L. Hubley-Kozey. 2013. "Temporal Patterns of the Trunk Muscles Remain Altered in a Low Back-Injured Population Despite Subjective Reports of Recovery." Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
    OBJECTIVE: To compare temporal activation patterns from 24 abdominal and lumbar muscles between healthy subjects and those who reported recovery from recent low back injury (LBI). DESIGN: Cross-sectional comparative study. ...
  • Trunk Muscle Activation Patterns and Spine Kinematics When Using an Oscillating Blade: Influence of Different Postures and Blade Orientations 

    Sánchez-Zuriaga, Daniel, Francisco Vera-Garcia, Janice M. Moreside, and Stuart M. McGill. 2009. "Trunk Muscle Activation Patterns and Spine Kinematics When Using an Oscillating Blade: Influence of Different Postures and Blade Orientations." Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 90(6): 1055-1060.
    Abstract: Sánchez-Zuriaga D, Vera-Garcia FJ, Moreside JM, McGill SM. Trunk muscle activation patterns and spine kinematics when using an oscillating blade: influence of different postures and blade orientations. Objective: ...
  • Trunk muscle activation during stabilization exercises with single and double leg support 

    Garcia-Vaquero, Maria Pilar, Janice M. Moreside, Evaristo Brontons-Gil, Noelia Peco-Gonzalez, et al. 2012. "Trunk muscle activation during stabilization exercises with single and double leg support." Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 22(3): 398-406.
    The aim of this study was to analyze trunk muscle activity during bridge style stabilization exercises, when combined with single and double leg support strategies. Twenty-nine healthy volunteers performed bridge exercises ...
  • Active hip and spine ROM differs when comparing unconstrained motion with voluntary segmental constraint 

    Moreside, Janice M., David Barbado, Casto Juan-Recio, and Francisco J. Vera-Garcia. 2013. "Active hip and spine ROM differs when comparing unconstrained motion with voluntary segmental constraint." Manual therapy 18(6): 557-561.
    Background: Active range of motion trials are frequently used as a baseline for normalizing other data. However, previous research has not focused on methods utilized to achieve maximum active range of motion. Methods: ...
  • Abdominal muscle activation changes if the purpose is to control pelvis motion or thorax motion 

    Vera-Garcia, Francisco, Janice M. Moreside, and Stuart M. McGill. 2011. "Abdominal muscle activation changes if the purpose is to control pelvis motion or thorax motion." Journal of Electromyography & Kinesiology 21(6): 893-903.
    Abstract: The aim of this study was to compare trunk muscular recruitment and lumbar spine kinematics when motion was constrained to either the thorax or the pelvis. Nine healthy women performed four upright standing planar ...
  • MVC techniques to normalize trunk muscle EMG in healthy women 

    Vera-Garcia, Francisco, Janice M. Moreside, and Stuart M. McGill. 2010. "MVC techniques to normalize trunk muscle EMG in healthy women." Journal of Electromyography & Kinesiology 20(1): 10-16.
    Abstract: Normalization of the surface electromyogram (EMG) addresses some of the inherent inter-subject and inter-muscular variability of this signal to enable comparison between muscles and people. The aim of this study ...
  • Improvements in Hip Flexibility do Not Transfer to Mobility in Functional Movement Patterns 

    Moreside, Janice M., and Stuart M. McGill. 2013. "Improvements in Hip Flexibility do Not Transfer to Mobility in Functional Movement Patterns." Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 27(10): 2635-2643.
    Moreside, JM and McGill, SM. Improvements in hip flexibility do not transfer to mobility in functional movement patterns. J Strength Cond Res 27(10): 2635-2643, 2013The purpose of this study was to analyze the transference ...
  • Hip Joint Range of Motion Improvements using Three Different Interventions 

    Moreside, Janice M., and Stuart M. McGill. 2012. "Hip Joint Range of Motion Improvements using Three Different Interventions." Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 26(5): 1265-1273.
    Moreside, JM and McGill, SM. Hip joint range of motion improvements using three different interventions. J Strength Cond Res 26(5): 1265-1273, 2012-The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of 3 different exercise ...
  • Quantifying normal 3D hip ROM in healthy young adult males with clinical and laboratory tools: Hip mobility restrictions appear to be plane-specific 

    Moreside, Janice M., and Stuart M. McGill. 2011. "Quantifying normal 3D hip ROM in healthy young adult males with clinical and laboratory tools: Hip mobility restrictions appear to be plane-specific." Clinical Biomechanics 26(8): 824-829.
    Abstract: Background: Hip mobility is known to affect lumbar spine motion, yet the literature is unclear as to what constitutes normal, limited or excessive motion, given differences in methods, postures, age, etc. The ...
  • Trunk Muscle Activation Patterns, Lumbar Compressive Forces, and Spine Stability When Using the Bodyblade 

    Moreside, Janice M., Francisco Vera-Garcia, and Stuart M. McGill. 2007. "Trunk Muscle Activation Patterns, Lumbar Compressive Forces, and Spine Stability When Using the Bodyblade." Physical therapy 87(2): 153-163.
    BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The objective of this study was to analyze the trunk muscle activation patterns, spine kinematics, and lumbar compressive forces that occur when using the Bodyblade, a popular tool in physical ...
  • How do elliptical machines differ from walking: A study of torso motion and muscle activity 

    Moreside, Janice M., and Stuart M. McGill. 2012. "How do elliptical machines differ from walking: A study of torso motion and muscle activity." Clinical Biomechanics 27(7): 738-743.
  • Effect of movement speed on trunk and hip exercise performance 

    Elvira, J. L., D. Barbado, B. Flores-Parodi, J. M. Moreside, et al. 2013. "Effect of movement speed on trunk and hip exercise performance." European journal of sport science.
    Abstract The influence of speed on trunk exercise technique is poorly understood. The aim of this study was to analyse the effect of movement speed on the kinematics and kinetics of curl-up, sit-up and leg raising/lowering ...
  • Neuromuscular independence of abdominal wall muscles as demonstrated by middle-eastern style dancers 

    Moreside, Janice M., Francisco Vera-Garcia, and Stuart M. McGill. 2008. "Neuromuscular independence of abdominal wall muscles as demonstrated by middle-eastern style dancers." Journal of Electromyography & Kinesiology 18(4): 527-537.
    Abstract: Previous studies analyzing neuromuscular independence of the abdominal wall have involved a participant population with no specific training in separating individual muscle segments. We chose to study nine women ...