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Table 2 Exercises of the GE programme at difficulty levels 1, 6 and 12

From: Effects of a movement control and tactile acuity training in patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain and control impairment – a randomised controlled pilot study

Exercise 1: Quadripedal position/prone bridging Exercise 2: Rowing in a standing position Exercise 3: Standing balance/knee bend Exercise 4: Side support
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1. with bending/ straightening of one leg 6. lean on foot and hand and reciprocally straighten one leg
12. push up and lift arm reciprocally
1. rowing in hip width stand with weight
6. single-arm rowing with trunk rotation in hip width stand on the forefoot with weight
12. single-arm rowing with trunk rotation in one leg stand on the forefoot with weight 1. stand on both legs and change from forefoot to toes stand
6. one leg stand on the forefoot with hip abduction and extension of the swinging leg
12. one leg knee bend with weight 1. knee on the ground, pelvis up and down
6. straighten legs and pelvis up and down; rolling a ball
12. straighten legs and pelvis up and down; bring upper leg and arm in front of the body together; straighten and bounce a ball
  1. The numbers present 3 out of 12 selected stages of difficulty for each exercise: 1 (easiest level), 6 and 12 (hardest level)