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Chronic nonspecific back pain is a major social problem. Although there is a general consensus that physical activity has the most effect, no treatment form has yet been able to really convince.

All the more reason to put back pain in a broader (motor) perspective. By including the hip and shoulder motor function in the motor function of the WS, new insights emerge that can lead to more effective strategies.

The success of any motor strategy depends on the long-term commitment and motivation of the "motor learner": the patient with back problems, the injured athlete or any health-conscious participant.

In addition, "motoric teachers" such as physiotherapists, sports teachers and fitness trainers should be trained to provide the right (insight into) motor skills and to lead with correct and harmonic movement.