Rehab-Ch9 book info

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  1. When is Gluteus Maximus activated?
    initial contact to foot flat
  2. What is the purpose of Gluteus Maximus?
    stabilize the limb
  3. When is the Gluteus Medius/Minimus activated?
    terminal stance to midswing
  4. What is the purpose of Gluteus Medius/Minimus?
    stabilize the pelvis in the frontal plane
  5. When are the hip flexors/adductors activated?
    preswing to midswing
  6. What is the purpose of the hip flexors/adductors?
    accelerate the limb
  7. When are the Quadriceps activated?
    loading response
  8. What is the purpose of the quadriceps?
    • absorb shock
    • eccentric contraction stabilizes the knees
  9. When are the Hamstrings activated?
    midswing to initial contact
  10. What is the purpose of the hamstrings?
    decelerate the limb
  11. When are Tibialis Anterior/ Peroneals activated?
    • initial contact to midstance
    • preswing to initial contact
  12. what is the purpose of Tibialis Anterior/ Peroneals?
    • Absorb shock
    • elevate foot
  13. When are Gastrocnemius and Soleus activated?
    • Midstance
    • terminal stance to preswing
  14. What is the purpose of Gastrocnemius and Soleus?
    • knee stability at terminal stance
    • push off
  15. When are the Erector Spinae activated?
    initial contact to initial contact
  16. What is the purpose of the Erector Spinae?
    stabilize the trunk
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Rehab-Ch9 book info
2013-11-10 21:44:35
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