Title

Strengthening the gluteus medius using various bodyweight and resistance exercises

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

School

School of Exercise and Health Science

RAS ID

24470

Comments

Originally published as : Stastny, Petr (06.2016). "Strengthening the Gluteus Medius Using Various Bodyweight and Resistance Exercises". Strength and conditioning journal (1524-1602), 38 (3), p. 91–101. Article found here

Abstract

The gluteus medius (gmed) is an important muscle and, if weak, can cause knee, hip, or lower-back pathologies. This article reviews methods of gmed strength assessment, provides exercises that target the gmed based on electromyography, presents how to implement gmed strengthening in heavy resistance training programs, and explains the importance of including these exercises in these programs. © 2016 national strength and conditioning association.

DOI

10.1519/SSC.0000000000000221

Access Rights

free_to_read