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The Relationship Between the Side-Lying Endurance Test and Ultrasound Thickness Measurement for Abdominal Muscles

Morteza Taghipour 1 , Fatemeh Rajabzadeh 1 and Amir Massoud Arab 1 , *
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1 Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Jentashapir Journal of Health Research: April 01, 2015, 6 (2); e29206
  • Published Online: April 25, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 16, 2014
  • Accepted: December 24, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjhr.6(2)2015.29206

To Cite: Taghipour M, Rajabzadeh F, Arab A M. The Relationship Between the Side-Lying Endurance Test and Ultrasound Thickness Measurement for Abdominal Muscles, Jentashapir J Helath Res. 2015 ;6(2):e29206. doi: 10.5812/jjhr.6(2)2015.29206.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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