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Overactive and Underactive Muscles: FEET TURN OUT - KNEES MOVE IN

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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According to listener feedback and requests, a discussion on over- and underactive muscles was the most popular request. This is part 1 of 3 episodes where this topic will be discussed. This episode will cover two common movement compensations in the overhead squat assessment:

  • Feet turn out
  • Knees move in

A review of short muscles that lead to this compensation and lengthened muscles that allow the compensations to occur. These episodes will be anatomy heavy and may help the listener better understand functional anatomy. Functional anatomy helps listeners better understand how muscles can contribute to movement compensation and dysfunction.

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