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A Kinesiological Analysis of the Barbell Squat Step 1 Description of the movement A Starting position Place your feet flat on the floor From a rack with the barbell upper chest height Position the barbell over your Trapezius muscle not over your neck The bar should be Placed as far back as possible on the traps for the weight to be distributed properly For safe execution Next you would place your hands with a supinated grip around The bar and hold it comfortably so its stays stable Next your would thrust your hips Forward and pull abdominals in and keep your lower back slightly arched You want to Try to keep your knees over your toes at all times to stay inline You also want to have Your heels directly under the bar B Application of force-first phase In a controlled manner slowly lower yourself hips and butt first down till knees and Hips form a 90 degree angle and thighs are parallel to floor When desending it is important To keep back very slightly arched C Application of force-second phase power phase In this phase the most power is generated because the legs are pushing against the resistance To get back to the starting position In this phase the squatter would push up off his heels Until they return to the starting position Step 2 Purpose of movement The purpose of the squat is to lower yourself to a position in which you could push Against resistance to effectively work the thigh area with extreme emphasis on the Quadriceps The squat is also the single best bodybuilding movement because of So many muscles are used in the squat Step 3 Classification of movement Body movements which are involved are translatory Because the path of the squat Goes from point A to point B The movement is about the transverse axis The path of The barbell
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