In the United States, approximately 90 percent of adults experience back pain at some time in life, and 50 percent of persons in the working population have back pain every year.Diagnosis and Management of Acute Low Back Pain Atul T. Patel, M.D., and Abna A. Ogle, M.D., University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas; Am Fam Physician. 2000 Mar 15;61(6):1779-1786.
According to Dr. Porcari, the exercise intensities seen during this research are on the cusp of moderate to vigorous intensity. “We would expect participants to report ratings of perceived exertion of about 13 at this intensity level,” he reports, “but the subjects averaged an RPE of 11.7, or a light to moderate intensity.” This tell us that the mini-trampoline workout did not feel as intense as it really was.Ace-Sponsored Research: Putting Mini-Trampolines to the Test; By Paige Burandt, John P. Porcari, Ph.D., Maria L. Cress, M.S., Scott Doberstein, M.S., and Carl Foster, Ph.D., with Daniel J. Green;
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