Exercise Instruction & Kinesiology Site Notes

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In muscle information page

    • Click on header text to go to exercise menu for that particular muscle group

Workout Coding

In Weight Training Workout Templates each letter represents a day of the week (7 days in a week)

    • W = workout
    • X = no workout

On the split workouts:

    • A = workout A
    • B = workout B
    • etc.

Exercise Coding

In exercise menus via Exercise Directory

In articulations via Articulations Directory

    • Bold: primary movers
    • Regular: can assist in movement

Exercise Muscular Analysis

Stabilizer muscles may not be noted if:

    • muscle is used for hand grip or standing
      • This decision was made to avoid listing muscle groups used in most exercises.
    • muscle is not intensely utilized during exercise

Muscle articulations deemed weak may not be noted. For example:

    • Biceps, short head: shoulder flexion
    • Serratus Anterior, Superior Digitations: scapula elevation

Movements subject to inconsequentially resistance may not be noted. For example:

    • Hip Flexors: Step-ups

Muscles with relatively short net contractions will be labeled stabilizer muscles. For example:

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