A consecutive loop elastic band placed around the distal end of the thighs during an overhead barbell squat increases medial knee collapse

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2017-05
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Collins, Brandon W.
Forman, Davis A.
Rogers, Michael E.
Forman, Garrick N.
Page, Phil
Holmes, Michael W. R.
Button, Duane C.
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Collins, Brandon W.; Forman, Davis A.; Rogers, Michael E.; Forman, Garrick N.; Page, Phil; Holmes, Michael W. R.; Button, Duane C. A consecutive loop elastic band placed around the distal end of the thighs during an overhead barbell squat increases medial knee collapse. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise: May 2017 - Volume 49 - Issue 5S - p 391

Abstract

The use of a resistant band wrapped around the distal end of the thighs may act as a proprioceptive aid to reduce medial collapse of the knee during squats. No studies have examined this corrective technique on mechanically advanced exercises, such as the overhead barbell squat.

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