Effects of technique variations on knee biomechanics during the squat and leg press (Fragment)

RAFAEL F. ESCAMILLA, GLENN S. FLEISIG, NAIQUAN ZHENG, JEFFERY E. LANDER, STEVEN W. BARRENTINE, JAMES R. ANDREWS, BRIAN W. BERGEMANN, and CLAUDE T. OORMAN, III Michael W. Krzyzewski Human Performance Laboratory, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Duke Sports Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710; American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL 35205;Department of Sports…

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Knee biomechanics of the dynamic squat exercise (Fragment)

RAFAEL F. ESCAMILLA Michael W. Krzyzewski Human Performance Laboratory, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710 ABSTRACT ESCAMILLA, R. F. Knee biomechanics of the dynamic squat exercise. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc., Vol. 33, No. 1, 2001, pp. 127–141. Purpose: Because a strong and stable knee is paramount to an athlete’s or…

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Spine biomechanics (Fragment)

By: Michael A. Adams, Patricia Dolan Department of Anatomy, University of Bristol, Southwell Street, Bristol BS2 8EJ, UK   Current trends in spine research are reviewed in order to suggest future opportunities for biomechanics. Recent studies show that psychosocial factors influence back pain behaviour but are not important causes of pain itself. Severe back pain…

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