How much can we learn form a single leg squat?


10 Mar
10Mar

The single leg squat is a hugely effetely movement when put into a training program however is there anything we can learn form performing the technique. LOTS!! here is a simple table to show you what you could learn out of performing the technique and what you need to work on moving forward


Sign

Dysfunction

Subtalarhyperpronation

Tibial Torsion

Early Heel rise 

Tight soleus 

Femoral torsion or Valgus overstrain 

Hip or Pelvic torsion dysfunction 

Trendelenburg Sign or Pelvic unleveling

Gluteus Medius insufficiency 

Poor control of knee when rising up 

Gluteus Maximus insufficiency 

Excessive Trunk Flexion or control of knee extension on rising up 

Gluteus Maximus insufficiency 



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