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Chiropractic Assistant

Rehab 129
Hip Kinematics and General Rehab Considerations


  • Appreciate the role of hip strength in governing kinematic variables and muscle activation during single-leg tasks
  • Defend the use of resistance training in a rehabilitation context with regards to its potential effects on: maximal strength, functional ability, alleviation of pain, and quality of life parameters
  • Recognize the effects of resistance band placement on gluteal muscle activation during two common exercises
  • Outline hip rehabilitation exercises that best activate gluteal muscles without simultaneously activating the antagonistic Tensor Fascia Latae (TFL) 
  • Analyze the relationship between the hamstring length and patellofemoral joint stresses

Shawn Thistle, DC

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