Christian Lariviere

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc The effect of different lumbar belt designs on the lumbopelvic rhythm in healthy subjects
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute Robert Sauvé IRSST, 505, Boul, De Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3C2, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:307. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint The assessment of back muscle capacity using intermittent static contractions. Part II: validity and reliability of biomechanical correlates of muscle fatigue
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 3C2
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:1020-31. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Specificity of a back muscle roman chair exercise in healthy and back pain subjects
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:157-64. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Specificity of a back muscle exercise machine in healthy and low back pain subjects
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:592-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Do mechanical tests of glove stiffness provide relevant information relative to their effects on the musculoskeletal system? A comparison with surface electromyography and psychophysical methods
    Christian Lariviere
    Institut de recherche Robert Sauve en sante et en securite du travail IRSST, Montreal Quebec, Canada
    Appl Ergon 41:326-34. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Offering proper feedback to control for out-of-plane lumbar moments influences the activity of trunk muscles during unidirectional isometric trunk exertions
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, 505 Boul de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 3C2
    J Biomech 42:1498-505. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A submaximal test to assess back muscle capacity: evaluation of construct validity
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 19:e422-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The assessment of back muscle capacity using intermittent static contractions. Part I - Validity and reliability of electromyographic indices of fatigue
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 3C2
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:1006-19. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender influence on fatigability of back muscles during intermittent isometric contractions: a study of neuromuscular activation patterns
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 3C2
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:893-904. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic activity imbalances between contralateral back muscles: An assessment of measurement properties
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:235-50. 2005

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  1. pmc The effect of different lumbar belt designs on the lumbopelvic rhythm in healthy subjects
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute Robert Sauvé IRSST, 505, Boul, De Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3C2, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:307. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effect of different lumbar belts designs on range of motion and lumbopelvic rhythm...
  2. ncbi request reprint The assessment of back muscle capacity using intermittent static contractions. Part II: validity and reliability of biomechanical correlates of muscle fatigue
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 3C2
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:1020-31. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to assess mechanical and alternative EMG correlates of muscle fatigue...
  3. doi request reprint Specificity of a back muscle roman chair exercise in healthy and back pain subjects
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:157-64. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine whether an adaptation of the Roman chair exercise would induce more fatigue in back muscles than in hip extensors...
  4. doi request reprint Specificity of a back muscle exercise machine in healthy and low back pain subjects
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:592-9. 2010
    ..To determine whether dynamic back muscle endurance exercises in a semisitting position induce more fatigue in back muscles than that in hip extensors in healthy controls as well as in patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain...
  5. doi request reprint Do mechanical tests of glove stiffness provide relevant information relative to their effects on the musculoskeletal system? A comparison with surface electromyography and psychophysical methods
    Christian Lariviere
    Institut de recherche Robert Sauve en sante et en securite du travail IRSST, Montreal Quebec, Canada
    Appl Ergon 41:326-34. 2010
    ..It was concluded that mechanical tests provide relevant information relative to the effect of glove stiffness on the musculoskeletal system of the forearm...
  6. doi request reprint Offering proper feedback to control for out-of-plane lumbar moments influences the activity of trunk muscles during unidirectional isometric trunk exertions
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, 505 Boul de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 3C2
    J Biomech 42:1498-505. 2009
    ..Interestingly, the statistical differences, and size of the effects, were mainly observed when the primary exertions were performed in the frontal and transverse planes. The implications of these findings are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint A submaximal test to assess back muscle capacity: evaluation of construct validity
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 19:e422-9. 2009
    ..5%), thus confirming the construct validity of the functional endurance test. This new test should better identify the back muscle impairments (weakness, fatigability) often observed in chronic low-back-pain patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint The assessment of back muscle capacity using intermittent static contractions. Part I - Validity and reliability of electromyographic indices of fatigue
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 3C2
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:1006-19. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the reliability and criterion validity of electromyographic indices of muscle fatigue during an intermittent absolute endurance test...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender influence on fatigability of back muscles during intermittent isometric contractions: a study of neuromuscular activation patterns
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 3C2
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:893-904. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the role of neuromuscular activation patterns to explain gender differences in back muscle fatigability during intermittent isometric tasks...
  10. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic activity imbalances between contralateral back muscles: An assessment of measurement properties
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:235-50. 2005
    ..Finally, neither low back status nor pain location had an effect on EMG contralateral imbalances. We conclude that the clinical relevance of EMG contralateral imbalances of back muscles remains to be established...
  11. ncbi request reprint Muscle recovery from a short fatigue test and consequence on the reliability of EMG indices of fatigue
    Christian Lariviere
    Institut de Recherche Robert Sauve en Sante et en Securite du Travail, 505 Boul de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 3C2, Canada
    Eur J Appl Physiol 89:171-6. 2003
    ..These results support the use of rest periods of 10 to 15 min between multiple fatigue tests, at least for back muscles and for high intensity short duration fatigue tasks as the one used in the present study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Back strength cannot be predicted accurately from anthropometric measures in subjects with and without chronic low back pain
    Christian Lariviere
    Institut de Recherche Robert Sauve en Sante et en Securite du Travail, 505, boul de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 3C2
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:473-9. 2003
    ..1) To develop a multiple regression equation using anthropometric measurements to predict back strength and (2) to estimate the effect of practice on the back strength results and back strength predictions...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of sampling frequency on EMG measures of occupational mechanical exposure
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé IRSST 505 boul De Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 3C2
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 15:200-9. 2005
    ..Conversely, 256 Hz represents the lowest limit tolerable for some EMG parameters (gaps analysis, amplitude probability distribution function) while it is unacceptable for others (modified exposure variation analysis)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Surface electromyography assessment of back muscle intrinsic properties
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 13:305-18. 2003
    ..The main difficulties and some potential solutions related to the assessment of back muscle intrinsic properties were discussed...
  15. doi request reprint The effect of sex and chronic low back pain on back muscle reflex responses
    Christian Lariviere
    Institut de recherche Robert Sauve en sante et en securite du travail IRSST, 505, boul de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 3C2, Canada
    Eur J Appl Physiol 109:577-90. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Relative importance of expertise, lifting height and weight lifted on posture and lumbar external loading during a transfer task in manual material handling
    Andre Plamondon
    Institut de recherche Robert Sauve en sante et en securite du travail IRSST, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 3C2
    Ergonomics 55:87-102. 2012
    ..All three factors are important, but for a reduction of external back loading, the focus should be on the lifting height and weight lifted...
  17. doi request reprint Biomechanical differences between expert and novice workers in a manual material handling task
    Andre Plamondon
    Institut de Recherche Robert Sauve en Sante et en Securite du Travail, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ergonomics 53:1239-53. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Effect of pelvic stabilization and hip position on trunk extensor activity during back extension exercises on a Roman chair
    Rubens A da Silva
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal CRIR, Montreal Rehabilitation Institute, Quebec, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 41:136-42. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of pelvic stabilization and hip position on the electromyographic activity of trunk extensors during Roman chair exercise. A secondary objective was to compare genders...
  19. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic assessment of back muscle weakness and muscle composition: reliability and validity issues
    Christian Lariviere
    Research Center, Montreal Rehabilitation Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1206-14. 2002
    ..To assess the reliability and construct validity of various electromyographic indices developed to assess back muscle weakness and muscle fiber composition...
  20. doi request reprint Pelvic stabilization and semisitting position increase the specificity of back exercises
    Rubens A da Silva
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal CRIR, Montreal Rehabilitation Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:435-43. 2009
    ..To examine the effect of pelvic stabilization and two lower-limb configurations on the EMG activity of back and hip extensor muscles during a dynamic back extension exercise on a machine and to compare them between sexes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of a posterior transfer maneuver on a level surface in individuals with high and low-level spinal cord injuries
    Dany Gagnon
    Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation du Montréal métropolitain Site Institut de réadaptation de Montréal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:319-31. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the movement patterns and the muscular demand during a posterior transfer maneuver on a level surface in individuals with spinal cord injuries...
  22. doi request reprint Criterion validity and between-day reliability of an inertial-sensor-based trunk postural stability test during unstable sitting
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 23:899-907. 2013
    ..An inertial sensor is fixed on the chair to measure postural sway. The aim of this study is to assess the criterion validity and between-day reliability of the calibration and testing components...
  23. doi request reprint An exploratory study on the effect of pain interference and attentional interference on neuromuscular responses during rapid arm flexion movements
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Clin J Pain 29:265-75. 2013
    ..This study examined the effect of pain interference and attentional interference on the anticipatory postural adjustments of trunk muscles in patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain...
  24. ncbi request reprint Toward the development of predictive equations of back muscle capacity based on frequency- and temporal-domain electromyographic indices computed from intermittent static contractions
    Christian Lariviere
    Safety Ergonomics Program, Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Quebec, Canada
    Spine J 9:87-95. 2009
    ..A functional endurance test (FET) was used to assess capacity of back muscles using surface electromyographic (EMG) indices as outcome measures...
  25. doi request reprint Repetition-induced activity-related summation of pain in patients with fibromyalgia
    Dorothée Ialongo Lambin
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Pain 152:1424-30. 2011
    ..Patients with fibromyalgia showed greater activity-related summation of pain than patients with chronic low back pain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three computer office workstations offering forearm support: impact on upper limb posture and muscle activation
    Alain Delisle
    Robert Sauvé Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute IRSST Canada, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3C2, Canada
    Ergonomics 49:139-60. 2006
    ..The new exposure variation analysis summary parameters used were sensitive to small workstation changes, thus supporting their use in future studies...
  27. pmc The effects of an 8-week stabilization exercise program on lumbar movement sense in patients with low back pain
    Jean Alexandre Boucher
    School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 17:23. 2016
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  28. doi request reprint Ultrasound measures of the lumbar multifidus: effect of task and transducer position on reliability
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, De Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Quebec
    PM R 5:678-87. 2013
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  29. pmc Directed attention alters the temporal activation patterns of back extensors during trunk flexion-extension in individuals with chronic low back pain
    Heather L Butler
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur Spine J 19:1508-16. 2010
    ..This suggests that sex-specific mechanisms may alter the neuromuscular control of the spine in CLBP patients for different pain levels...
  30. doi request reprint Sudden loading perturbation to determine the reflex response of different back muscles: a reliability study
    Brenda R Santos
    Institut de recherche Robert Sauvé en santé et sécurité du travail, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Muscle Nerve 43:348-59. 2011
    ..The reflex response of back muscles is inherently variable, and a large measurement effort is necessary to obtain reliable and, consequently, valid and responsive estimations of this neuromuscular function...
  31. doi request reprint Psychological influences on repetition-induced summation of activity-related pain in patients with chronic low back pain
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 1B1
    Pain 141:70-8. 2009
    ..The findings point to possible neurophysiological mechanisms that could help explain why fear of pain is a robust predictor of pain-related disability. Mechanisms of repetition-induced summation of activity-related pain are discussed...
  32. doi request reprint On the use of EMG-ratios to assess the coordination of back muscles
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:1209-19. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to test the relevance of this type of EMG analysis...
  33. doi request reprint Reliability of ultrasound measures of the transversus abdominis: effect of task and transducer position
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé IRSST, 505, boul de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3C2, Canada
    PM R 5:104-13. 2013
    ....
  34. pmc Assessment of the paraspinal muscles of subjects presenting an idiopathic scoliosis: an EMG pilot study
    Nathaly Gaudreault
    CRIR, Montreal Rehabilitation Institute, Montreal, Quebec, H3S 2J4, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:14. 2005
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  35. doi request reprint An improved multi-joint EMG-assisted optimization approach to estimate joint and muscle forces in a musculoskeletal model of the lumbar spine
    Denis Gagnon
    Faculté d éducation physique et sportive, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Biomech 44:1521-9. 2011
    ..This improved approach, hence, resolves trunk muscle forces with biological integrity but without compromising mechanical equilibrium at the lumbar joints...
  36. doi request reprint Reliability of different thresholds for defining muscular rest of the trapezius muscles in computer office workers
    Alain Delisle
    Institut de Recherche Robert Sauve en Sante et en Securite du Travail, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Ergonomics 52:860-71. 2009
    ..75) can be reached when averaging the scores over 2 days; 3) using a standardised task instead of regular work does not necessarily lead to more reliable results...
  37. doi request reprint Activity-related summation of pain and functional disability in patients with whiplash injuries
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pain 151:440-6. 2010
    ..Discussion also addresses whether RISP might represent a risk factor for problematic recovery outcomes following whiplash injury...
  38. doi request reprint Poor back muscle endurance is related to pain catastrophizing in patients with chronic low back pain
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E1178-86. 2010
    ..An experimental and comparative study of chronic low back pain (CLBP) patients and healthy controls...
  39. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical comparison of lifting techniques between subjects with and without chronic low back pain during freestyle lifting and lowering tasks
    Christian Lariviere
    Centre de Recherche Clinique en Readaptation au Travail, Charles LeMoyne Hospital PREVICAP, University of Sherbrooke, Bureau 101, 1111 St Charles Ouest, J4K 5G4, Longueil, Que, Canada
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 17:89-98. 2002
    ..To evaluate if chronic low back pain patients perform manual material handling tasks differently from control subjects...
  40. ncbi request reprint Reliability of centre of pressure summary measures of postural steadiness in healthy young adults
    Brenda R Santos
    Institut de recherche Robert Sauvé en santé et sécurité du travail IRSST, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3C2, Canada
    Gait Posture 27:408-15. 2008
    ..For the majority of the summary measures, acceptable reliability can be achieved when at least seven or more trials are averaged during the same testing day...
  41. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity to Movement-Evoked Pain and Multi-Site Pain are Associated with Work-Disability Following Whiplash Injury: A Cross-Sectional Study
    Tsipora Mankovsky-Arnold
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil . 2016
    ..Clinical and theoretical implications of the findings are addressed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Physical exposure of sign language interpreters: baseline measures and reliability analysis
    Alain Delisle
    Robert Sauvé Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute IRSST, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur J Appl Physiol 94:448-60. 2005
    ..For goniometry, repeating measurements on different days was also effective in improving reliability, although good reliability could be obtained with a single sufficiently long measurement period...
  43. ncbi request reprint Training the next generation of researchers in work disability prevention: the Canadian Work Disability Prevention CIHR Strategic Training Program
    Patrick Loisel
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:273-84. 2005
    ..Training programs attracting high-quality applicants and taking into account the complexity of this emerging field are urgently needed...
  44. doi request reprint Computation of trunk stability in forward perturbations: effects of preload, perturbation load, initial flexion and abdominal preactivation
    Ali Shahvarpour
    Division of Applied Mechanics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Biomech 48:716-20. 2015
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  45. doi request reprint Measures of spontaneous and movement-evoked pain are associated with disability in patients with whiplash injuries
    Tsipora Mankovsky-Arnold
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain 15:967-75. 2014
    ..The results suggest that measures of movement-evoked pain represent a disability-relevant dimension of pain that is not captured by measures of spontaneous pain. The clinical and conceptual implications of the findings are discussed...
  46. doi request reprint Identification of intrinsic and reflexive contributions to low-back stiffness: medium-term reliability and construct validity
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal CRIR, Montreal Rehabilitation Institute, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    J Biomech 48:254-61. 2015
    ..Overall, these findings support the use of the TPP to test the effect of rehabilitation or between-groups differences with regards to trunk stiffness. ..
  47. doi request reprint TENS attenuates repetition-induced summation of activity-related pain following experimentally induced muscle soreness
    Tsipora Mankovsky-Arnold
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pain 14:1416-24. 2013
    ..Discussion addresses the clinical implications of the findings as well as the potential mechanisms underlying RISP...
  48. doi request reprint Trunk response to sudden forward perturbations - effects of preload and sudden load magnitudes, posture and abdominal antagonistic activation
    Ali Shahvarpour
    Division of Applied Mechanics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 24:394-403. 2014
    ..In contrast, they increased in the initial flexed posture and to some extent when abdominal muscles were preactivated demonstrating the distinct effects of pre-perturbation variables on trunk kinematics and risk of injury. ..
  49. doi request reprint External abdominal oblique muscle ultrasonographic thickness changes is not an appropriate surrogate measure of electromyographic activity during isometric trunk contractions
    Lucas M Rabello
    Centre for Health Science Research, Laboratory of Functional Evaluation and Human Motor Performance LAFUP, Universidade Norte do Parana, Londrina PR, Brazil Doctoral and Master Program in Rehabilitation Sciences UEL UNOPAR, Londrina PR, Brazil Pathokinesiology Laboratory, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal, Institut de réadaptation Gingras Lindsay de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 28:229-38. 2015
    ..However, the relationship between these two measurements is not conclusive during sitting isometric trunk efforts...
  50. doi request reprint Trunk active response and spinal forces in sudden forward loading: analysis of the role of perturbation load and pre-perturbation conditions by a kinematics-driven model
    Ali Shahvarpour
    Division of Applied Mechanics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Biomech 48:44-52. 2015
    ..In contrast, a higher initial preload diminished reflex latencies and compression forces...
  51. doi request reprint Controlling for out-of-plane lumbar moments during unidirectional trunk efforts: learning and reliability issues related to trunk muscle activation estimates
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, 505 Boul de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3C2, Canada Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal, Montreal Rehabilitation Institute, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 24:531-41. 2014
    ..Overall, the reliability of EMG was at best moderate. However, although this limits its use on an individual basis, it still allows within- and between-group comparisons for research applications. ..
  52. doi request reprint Trunk muscle reflexes are elicited by small continuous perturbations in healthy subjects and patients with low-back pain
    Daniel Ludvig
    School of Rehabilitation, University of Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC H3C 3J7, Canada Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal CRIR, Montreal Rehabilitation Institute, 6300 Avenue de Darlington, Montreal, QC H3S 2J4, Canada Electronic address
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 30:111-8. 2016
    ..Thus, even though reflexes are indeed elicited by the small perturbations used to quantify trunk mechanics, their exact contribution to overall lumbar stability remains unknown. ..
  53. pmc Quantitative ultrasound imaging of Achilles tendon integrity in symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals: reliability and minimal detectable change
    Marie Josée Nadeau
    Pathokinesiology Laboratory, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal CRIR Institut de réadaptation Lindsay Gingras de Montréal, Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux CIUSSS du Centre Sud de l Île de Montréal, Montreal, Canada School of Rehabilitation, Universite de Montreal, Pavillon 7077 Avenue du Parc, Station Centre Ville, P O Box 6128, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7 Canada
    J Foot Ankle Res 9:30. 2016
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  54. doi request reprint Trunk postural control in unstable sitting: Effect of sex and low back pain status
    Christian Lariviere
    Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute Robert Sauvé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal CRIR, Montreal Rehabilitation Institute, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 30:933-9. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effect of sex and low back pain status with the use of two measures of trunk postural control, the first based on chair motion, and the second based on trunk motion...