Comparison of gluteus medius muscle electromyographic activity during forward and lateral step-up exercises in older adults.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Step-up exercises often are suggested for strengthening the hip abductor muscles and improving balance in older adults. Little is known, however, about whether the forward or lateral version of these exercises is best for activating the hip abductor muscles. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the electromyographic (EMG… (More)
DOI: 10.2522/ptj.20080229

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