Muscle Activation During Various Hamstring Exercises

  title={Muscle Activation During Various Hamstring Exercises},
  author={Matthew John McAllister and Kelley G. Hammond and Brian K. Schilling and Lucas C. Ferreria and Jacob P. Reed and Lawrence W. Weiss},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
Abstract McAllister, MJ, Hammond, KG, Schilling, BK, Ferreria, LC, Reed, JP, and Weiss, LW. Muscle activation during various hamstring exercises. J Strength Cond Res 28(6): 1573–1580, 2014—The dorsal muscles of the lower torso and extremities have often been denoted the “posterior chain.” These muscles are used to support the thoracic and lumbar spine and peripheral joints, including the hip, knee, and ankle on the dorsal aspect of the body. This study investigated the relative muscle activity… 

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