Table 2

Examples of motor control exercises

StaticSegmental stabilisation (non-functional)
None identified
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Spinal dissociation (non-functional)
Bird dog28 43–45 (illustrated)
Spinal dissociation (functional)
Wall squat46 47
DynamicSegmental movement control (non-functional)
Flexion/extension control quadruped48
Half circle in side lying38
Sitting side flexion (mermaid)49
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Whole-body coordination (functional)
Upper back rotation with lunges:50
Standing wood chop/chop and lift50–53 (illustrated)