- Treating acute low back pain with continuous low-level heat wrap therapy and/or exercise: a randomized controlled trialJohn M Mayer
U S Spine and Sport Foundation, 344 Kearny Villa Road, Suite 307, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Spine J 5:395-403. 2005..Restorative exercise and palliative modalities are frequently used together for the treatment of acute low back pain. However, little is known about the effects of combining these treatments...
- Continuous low-level heat wrap therapy for the prevention and early phase treatment of delayed-onset muscle soreness of the low back: a randomized controlled trialJohn M Mayer
U S Spine and Sport Foundation, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1310-7. 2006..To evaluate the effects of continuous low-level heat wrap therapy for the prevention and early phase treatment (ie, 0-48 h postexercise) of delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) of the low back...
- The use of magnetic resonance imaging to evaluate lumbar muscle activity during trunk extension exercise at varying intensitiesJohn M Mayer
Department of Exercise Science, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2556-63. 2005..Descriptive, repeated measures analysis of exercise-induced changes in lumbar muscle transverse relaxation time (T2)...
- Reliability and validity of a new computer-administered pictorial activity and task sortJohn Mayer
US Spine and Sport Foundation, 3444 Kearny Villa Road, Suite 307, San Diego, California, USA
J Occup Rehabil 15:203-13. 2005..The MTAP is found to be reliable on a test-retest and split-half basis. The concurrent validity of the MTAP was examined in performance testing of lift capacity. Results demonstrate that the MTAP has good concurrent validity...
- A method to provide a more efficient and reliable measure of self-report physical work capacity for patients with spinal painLeonard Matheson
U S Spine and Sport Foundation, San Diego, CA, USA
J Occup Rehabil 18:46-57. 2008..The purpose of this article is to demonstrate the application of these methods in the revision of an existing self-report measure. The potential value of these methods to improve established measures is demonstrated...
- Age and gender normative data for lift capacityLeonard N Matheson
Vert Mooney Research Foundation, San Diego, CA, USA EpicRehab, LLC, St Louis, MO, USA
Work 49:257-69. 2014..Despite the widespread use of lift capacity tests, there are few studies that provide age and gender normative data...
- Quantification of isometric lumbar extension strength using a BackUP lumbar extension dynamometerBrian E Udermann
Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Wisconsin La Crosse, 54601, USA
Res Q Exerc Sport 75:434-9. 2004
- Effect of Roman chair exercise training on the development of lumbar extension strengthJohn M Mayer
Department of Exercise Science, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
J Strength Cond Res 17:356-61. 2003..0 +/- 134.1 N x m; after: 240.3 +/- 137.4 N x m; p > 0.05) compared with the control group (before: 175.6 +/- 68.9 N x m; after: 178.2 +/- 69.9 N x m; p > 0.05), despite an increase in dynamic exercise load...
- Electromyographic activity of the lumbar and hip extensors during dynamic trunk extension exerciseBrian C Clark
Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Department of Exercise Science, Syracuse University, 820 Comstock Avenue, Room 201, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1547-52. 2002..To evaluate the effects of exercise intensity and multiple sets on muscle activation patterns during trunk extension exercise...
- Electromyographic activity of the trunk extensor muscles: effect of varying hip position and lumbar posture during Roman chair exerciseJohn M Mayer
US Spine and Sport Foundation San Diego, 0532 Via Mallorca, d, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1543-6. 2002..To evaluate the effect of hip position and lumbar posture on the surface electromyographic activity of the trunk extensors during Roman chair exercise...
- Back extension endurance and strength: the effect of variable-angle roman chair exercise trainingJoe L Verna
U S Spine and Sport Foundation, San Diego, California, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1772-7. 2002..A pre- and postintervention randomized, controlled trial was conducted...
- Effects of pelvic stabilization on lumbar muscle activity during dynamic exerciseJun G San Juan
Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
J Strength Cond Res 19:903-7. 2005..This study demonstrates that pelvic stabilization enhances lumbar muscle recruitment during dynamic exercise on machines. Exercise specialists can use these data when designing exercise programs to develop low back strength...