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...Last week Dr. Mullen’s squat article (Dryland Mistake: Squat) raised some compelling discussion. Although written from an anecdotal voice, the recommendation is based on science, even if not...

...down common squat flaws and offer a few quick remedies (For other squat articles from the Swim Sci team, see Knee Stress during Squats, More on Squatting, Front Squat = Backstroke...

...Background The squat is a commonly prescribed exercise in many dry-land programs. This multi-joint and multi-muscle exercise remains under scrutiny as it targets many muscle groups, but may...

...and hip angles similar to those in a partial squat has lead researchers and strength coaches to suggest partial squats may improve an athlete’s ability to perform these movements. An...

...Ploymetrics, squat jumps, box jumps, who hasn't seen coaches employ these in dryland. Also, with the potential benefits noted by Potdevin et al. and mainstream Swimming sites like...

...seems the answer is obvious, if you can do a full squat, then why not fully squat? A full squat will activate more musculature, as you’ll go through the entire...

...Take Home Points on  Should College Swimmers Overhead Squat? Overhead squat is a safe exercise if proper form and loads are provided.    What are you waiting for?...

...Squats are a common exercise used in resistance training program and is a great exercise to work the quadriceps and gluteal muscles. The squat theoretically applies to the...

...is an important aspect of many sports. Various studies have studied the relationship between strength and sprinting performance and it appears maximal free weight squat strength and sprint performance are...

...hip, knee and ankle flexion.  I consider the squat a near exact copy of this position which requires a relatively straight spine, broad chest, large amounts of hip, knee and...

   
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