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Movement control exercise versus general exercise to reduce disability in patients with low back pain and movement control impairment. A randomised controlled trial

Jeannette Saner1*, Jan Kool1, Rob A de Bie2, Judith M Sieben3 and Hannu Luomajoki1

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Physiotherapy, School of Health Professions, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Technikumstrasse 71, Postfach, CH - 8401 Winterthur, Switzerland

2 Dept. of Methodology and Statistics, CAPHRI School of Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands

3 Department of Anatomy & Embryology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands

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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011, 12:207  doi:10.1186/1471-2474-12-207

Published: 23 September 2011

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Additional file 1:

Assessments for movement control. Six tests which are instructed twice and demonstrated the third time. If two out of six tests are not correctly performed a movement control impairment can be diagnosed.

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