A biomechanical analysis of the heavy sprint-style sled pull and comparison with the back squat
Sage Publications Ltd.
School of Medical and Health Sciences
This study compared the biomechanical characteristics of the heavy sprint-style sled pull and squat. Six experienced male strongman athletes performed sled pulls and squats at 70% of their 1RM squat. Significant kinematic and kinetic differences were observed between the sled pull start and squat at the start of the concentric phase and at maximum knee extension. The first stride of the heavy sled pull demonstrated significantly (p