Comparison of lower extremity EMG between the 2-leg squat and modified single-leg squat in female athletes.

@article{McCurdy2010ComparisonOL,
  title={Comparison of lower extremity EMG between the 2-leg squat and modified single-leg squat in female athletes.},
  author={Kevin W. McCurdy and Erin O'Kelley and Matthew R. Kutz and George A. Langford and James Ernest and Marcos Torres},
  journal={Journal of sport rehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={
          57-70
        }
}
PURPOSE To compare EMG activity of selected hip and knee muscle groups in female athletes performing a modified single-leg squat and the 2-leg squat using the same relative intensity. METHODS Eleven Division I female athletes from a variety of sports (soccer, softball, and track) completed the study. EMG measurements were taken as the subjects completed 3 parallel repetitions at 85% of their 3-repetition maximum on each exercise. Mean and mean peak EMG data from the gluteus medius, hamstrings… Expand
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