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Overuse of the quadriceps might be reflected in gripping of the gluts, restricting the the function of hamstrings

Overuse of the quadriceps might be reflected in gripping of the gluts, restricting the function of hamstrings

Winnie Darani Tsao, Paradigm Wellness and Attitude Performing Arts Studio, Singapore

Overuse of the quadriceps muscles, a common phenomenon among football players, basketball
players, and also dancers, often results in knee injuries, particularly tearing of the anterior
cruciate ligament (“jumper’s knee”). However, the action required by football/ basketball

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IADMS 2011 - Isokinetic strength profiles of quadriceps and hamstrings muscles of contemporary dancers in relation to their level of experience

Isokinetic strength profiles of quadriceps and hamstrings muscles of contemporary dancers in relation to their level of experience

Demet Tekin, MSc, PT, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, School of Health
Sciences, Istanbul Bilgi University; Ani Agopyan, PhD, Department of Trainer Education,
School of Physical Education and Sports; Mehmet Unal, MD, Ministry of Youth and Sport;
Hizir Kurtel, MD, Department of Sports Physiology, School of Medicine; Gullu Turan, MSc

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