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Dorsiflex...

Post by Tiger » Sat May 06, 2006 10:40 am

Hello,

Is there any reason why we one should dorsiflex.. while doing leg curl and leg extension? eventhough the working muscle don't even cross that join?


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Re: Dorsiflex...

Post by Stephen Johnson » Sat May 06, 2006 11:26 am

Tiger wrote:Is there any reason why we one should dorsiflex.. while doing leg curl and leg extension? eventhough the working muscle don't even cross that join?
I can't think of one* - doing so could be a distraction. But exercising the tibialis anterior via dosrsiflexionis something that should be (but rarely is) done

*(I'll assume by dorsiflex that you mean actively flexing and pointing the foot. If you mean holding the foot in a flexed position, I doubt if it makes any difference. Perhaps the kinesiologists out there have better info)

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