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How to Do An Online Overhead Squat Assessment (Osa) in 6 steps

Pete McCall
Pete McCall
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My career as a personal trainer began back when the years started with a one, 1998, to be exact. At that time, I never imagined that our cell phones would allow us to carry mini-computers in our pockets - let alone ones with high definition cameras - but ...
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How to Perform an Overhead Squat Assessment (OSA)

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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As a CPT, In order to develop a solid program for clients, you must first take them through a complete assessment battery.  The information you collect from flexibility, strength, performance, postural and cardiovascular testing of clients will help you ...
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Research in Review: Does a Shortened Hip Flexor Limit the Hip Extensor and Lower Extremity Biomechanics?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Using the overhead squat assessment as one of the series of assessments, this study examined the affect of hip flexor length on lower extremity strength, activation and biomechanics.
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Squat Form - What Does It Tell Us? Part 2

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Assessing this full body movement provides a foundation for designing a client’s exercise program. See how to use the results of a squat assessment to incorporate corrective exercise strategies and potentially lower injury risks.
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Squat Form – What does it tell us? Part 1

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
The ability to perform a squat or partial squat is an essential primal movement in life we must all be able to do, whether you are 8 or 80 years old. When we think of a squat, most of us associate the move with weight training or a specific sport ...
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Kinetic Chain Assessments Streamlined

Geoff Lecovin 0
Corrective exercise uses a systematic process that involves identifying neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction, developing a plan of action and integrating a corrective strategy. This process requires knowledge and application of an integrated assessment ...
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Hip Shifting Compensation? A Behind the Scenes Look at the Overhead Squat Assessment.

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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  The overhead squat assessment is not limited to just lateral and frontal views. Taking a posterior view can add another dimension to identifying and addressing kinetic chain dysfunction. One of the more surprising observations is an asymmetrical weight ...
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