Analysis of the Load on the Knee Joint and Vertebral Column with Changes in Squatting Depth and Weight Load

@article{Hartmann2013AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the Load on the Knee Joint and Vertebral Column with Changes in Squatting Depth and Weight Load},
  author={Hagen Hartmann and Klaus Wirth and Markus J. Klusemann},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={43},
  pages={993-1008}
}
It has been suggested that deep squats could cause an increased injury risk of the lumbar spine and the knee joints. [] Key Method A search of relevant scientific publications was conducted between March 2011 and January 2013 using PubMed. Over 164 articles were included in the review. There are no realistic estimations of knee-joint forces for knee-flexion angles beyond 50° in the deep squat. Based on biomechanical calculations and measurements of cadaver knee joints, the highest retropatellar compressive…
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