Stoppani, Jim
June 2004
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jun2004, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p228
Presents a graph representing the electromyography activity of the upper rectus abdominis, lower rectus abdominis, external obliques and internal obliques during the abdominal crunch exercise. Instructions given to test subjects; Percentage of electromyography activity.


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