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Influence of hip rotation on coordination of isometric knee extensor exercises

By Gertjan Ettema, Patrick C. Weinrauch and Vaughan Kippers

Abstract

Although the influence of hip flexion on knee extensor strength has been studied before, the effects of hip axial rotation, frequently used to produce specific effects in strength training, have been largely neglected. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of hip rotation upon thigh muscle activation during isometric knee extensions in well trained strength athletes

Topics: 110601 Biomechanics, Hip, Knee, Sport, Conditioning, Quadriceps
Year: 1996
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.qut.edu.au:6026

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