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LF Teixeira-Salmela ; de Paula F Rodrigues ; CQ Guimarães ; CDCM Faria ;Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia 2009, 13 4

Author: ACL Sakamoto

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Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia ISSN: 1413-3555 rbfisio@ufscar.br Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e PósGraduação em Fisioterapia Brasil Sakamoto, ACL; Teixeira-Salmela, LF; Rodrigues, de Paula F; Guimarães, CQ; Faria, CDCM Gluteus maximus and semitendinosus activation during active prone hip extension exercises Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, vol.
13, núm.
4, julio-agosto, 2009, pp.
335-342 Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Fisioterapia São Carlos, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=235016470011 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative ISSN 1413-3555 Original Article Rev Bras Fisioter, São Carlos, v.
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2009 Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia © Gluteus maximus and semitendinosus activation during active prone hip extension exercises Ativação do glúteo máximo e semitendinoso durante exercícios de extensão do quadril em prono Sakamoto ACL1, Teixeira-Salmela LF2, Rodrigues de Paula F2, Guimarães CQ2, Faria CDCM2 Abstract Background: Gluteus maximus strengthening exercises are employed in clinical practice as options for the treatment of low back and sacroiliac disorders.
However, no studies were found that investigated which were the best exercises to activate this muscle and justify its employment in physical therapy practice.
Objective: To quantify the electromyographic (EMG) activity of the gluteus maximus and semitendinosus muscles during four modalities of therapeutic exercises.
Methods: Thirty-one participants (16 men, 15 women) were selected.
The EMG activities of the gluteus maximus and semitendinosus was recorded and quantified while the participants performed four modalities of therapeutic exercises, involving...





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