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American Journal Occupational Therapy. 2003 Sep-Oct;57(5):534-41.
            Classroom seating for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: therapy balls versus chairs.
            Schilling DL, Washington K, Billingsley FF, Deitz J.

Journal Autism Dev Disord. 2004 Aug;34(4):423-32.
            Alternative seating for young children with Autism Spectrum
            Disorder: effects on classroom behavior.
            Schilling DL, Schwartz IS.

Use of the Stability Ball as a Chair in the Classroom
            Study by Lisa N. Witt
            Tavelli Elementary, 2001

Sharpening the Mind Through Movement:
            Using Exercise Balls as Chairs in a University Class (page 10)
            John Kilbourne, Grand Valley State University

Journal Can Chiropr Assoc 2007; 51(1)
            The gym ball as a chair for the back pain patient:
            A two case report
            Larry G Merritt, DC*
            Celynne M Merritt, DC*

Journal Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2010 May;40(5):265-76.
            Core muscle activation during Swiss ball and traditional abdominal exercises.
            Escamilla RF, Lewis C, Bell D, Bramblet G, Daffron J, Lambert S, Pecson A, Imamura
            R, Paulos L, Andrews JR.

Ergonomics. 2001 Jun 10;44(7):739-50.
            Effects of dynamic office chairs on trunk kinematics, trunk extensor
            EMG and spinal shrinkage.
            van Dieën JH, de Looze MP, Hermans V.

Effects of swiss-ball core strength training on strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance in sedentary women.
            Sekendiz B, Cuğ M, Korkusuz F.

Eur J Appl Physiol. 2008 Jun;103(3):353-60. Epub 2008 Mar 20.
            Increasing passive energy expenditure during clerical work.
            Beers EA, Roemmich JN, Epstein LH, Horvath PJ.

Aust J Physiother. 2002;48(1):55.
            Long-term effects of specific stabilizing exercises for first-episode low back pain.
            Hides JA, Jull GA, Richardson CA.
            Department of Physiotherapy, Mater Misericordiae Public Hospitals, South Brisbane,
            Queensland, Australia.

Journal Strength Cond Res. 2002 Aug;16(3):416-22.
            Muscle force and activation under stable and unstable conditions.
            Behm DG, Anderson K, Curnew RS.
            School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St.
            John's, Canada A1C 5S7.

Comparison between Evolution Chair and Standard High Back Chair with Arm Rests
            Written by David Marcarian, MA
            NASA Trained SEMG Researcher & Designer of MyoVision
            Equipment Used: MyoVision 8000 SEMG System
            Date: May 26th, 2005