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Towards evidence based strength training: a comparison of muscle forces during deadlifts, goodmornings and split squats

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, July 2017
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Title
Towards evidence based strength training: a comparison of muscle forces during deadlifts, goodmornings and split squats
Published in
BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, July 2017
DOI 10.1186/s13102-017-0077-x
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Authors

Florian Schellenberg, William R. Taylor, Silvio Lorenzetti

Abstract

To ensure an efficient and targeted adaptation with low injury risk during strength exercises, knowledge of the participant specific internal loading conditions is essential. The goal of this study was to calculate the lower limb muscles forces during the strength exercises deadlifts, goodmornings and splits squats by means of musculoskeletal simulation. 11 participants were assessed performing 10 different variations of split squats by varying the step length as well as the maximal frontal tibia angle, and 13 participants were measured performing deadlift and goodmorning exercises. Using individualised musculoskeletal models, forces of the Quadriceps (four parts), Hamstrings (four parts) and m. gluteus maximus (three parts) were computed. Deadlifts resulted highest loading for the Quadriceps, especially for the vasti (18-34 N/kg), but not for the rectus femoris (8-10 N/kg), which exhibited its greatest loading during split squats (13-27 N/kg) in the rear limb. Hamstrings were loaded isometrically during goodmornings but dynamically during deadlifts. For the m. gluteus maximus, the highest loading was observed during split squats in the front limb (up to 25 N/kg), while deadlifts produced increasingly, large loading over large ranges of motion in hip and knee. Acting muscle forces vary between exercises, execution form and joint angle. For all examined muscles, deadlifts produced considerable loading over large ranges of motion, while split squats seem to be highly dependent upon exercise variation. This study provides key information to design strength-training programs with respect to loading conditions and ranges of motion of lower extremity muscles.

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Unknown 175 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 39 22%
Student > Master 34 19%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 7%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 7%
Researcher 11 6%
Other 21 12%
Unknown 45 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Sports and Recreations 58 33%
Nursing and Health Professions 28 16%
Medicine and Dentistry 17 10%
Engineering 7 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 2%
Other 10 6%
Unknown 52 30%
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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 74. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 09 November 2023.
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#554,794
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#19
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