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Old 07-26-2011, 05:52 AM   #17
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Re: Nothing but Squat

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Originally Posted by Brian Carver View Post
Well if that's what you meant then the thought wasn't organized very well. Either way, jumping and sprinting are largely dependent upon the hip extensors--everyone's favorite glutes and hams. You're the first coach I've ever heard of that says that jumping and sprinting will result in the underdevelopment of hip extension. I'd like to hear your biomechanical analysis of a jump.
I said jumping and sprinting ONLY will result in the less than optimum hip extension. Tight quads and hip flexors will inhibit the hip extensors.

http://www.elitefts.com/documents/hip_flexors.htm

I can search for more later, but this article is a start.
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