Monday, April 1, 2013

Athletes who display knee valgus should work to develop ankle dorsiflexion ROM during squats using soft-tissue work, gastrocnemius stretching and ankle mobility drills.

Great article on the cause of Knee Valgus:

Check it out here----->/http://www.strengthandconditioningresearch.com/2012/12/28/what-causes-knee-valgus/


Once thought to be gluteal weakness, this research study suggest that decreased ankle rom is the culprit.

When performing squats, assessing form for knee valgus and correcting with a 2" heel lift will make a significant difference.

Pretty cool!

Just passing along.......

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-Devon