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When is Gluteus Maximus activated?
initial contact to foot flat
What is the purpose of Gluteus Maximus?
stabilize the limb
When is the Gluteus Medius/Minimus activated?
terminal stance to midswing
What is the purpose of Gluteus Medius/Minimus?
stabilize the pelvis in the frontal plane
When are the hip flexors/adductors activated?
preswing to midswing
What is the purpose of the hip flexors/adductors?
accelerate the limb
When are the Quadriceps activated?
What is the purpose of the quadriceps?
- absorb shock
- eccentric contraction stabilizes the knees
When are the Hamstrings activated?
midswing to initial contact
What is the purpose of the hamstrings?
decelerate the limb
When are Tibialis Anterior/ Peroneals activated?
- initial contact to midstance
- preswing to initial contact
what is the purpose of Tibialis Anterior/ Peroneals?
When are Gastrocnemius and Soleus activated?
- terminal stance to preswing
What is the purpose of Gastrocnemius and Soleus?
- knee stability at terminal stance
- push off
When are the Erector Spinae activated?
initial contact to initial contact
What is the purpose of the Erector Spinae?
stabilize the trunk
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