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Single-Leg Squat Progressions

Secomb, Josh L. BSc Hons1,2; Tran, Tai T. MA1,2; Lundgren, Lina MA1,2; Farley, Oliver R. L. MA1,2; Sheppard, Jeremy M. PhD1,2

Section Editor(s): Dawes, Jay PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA

Strength and Conditioning Journal: October 2014 - Volume 36 - Issue 5 - p 68–71
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000090
Exercise Technique
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ABSTRACT THE EXERCISE TECHNIQUE FOR THE SINGLE-LEG SQUAT AND THE ASSOCIATED PROGRESSIONS ARE OUTLINED IN THIS ARTICLE. FIVE PROGRESSIONS ARE DESCRIBED, WITH INFORMATION PROVIDED TO ASSIST THE STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH TO SELECT THE BEST MODALITY FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL ATHLETE.

1Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre, Casuarina Beach, Western Australia, Australia; and

2Centre for Exercise and Sport Science Research, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia

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The Exercise Technique Column provides detailed explanations of proper exercise technique to optimize performance and safety.

COLUMN EDITOR: Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors report no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

Josh L. Secombis the Strength and Conditioning Scholar at the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre and is currently completing his PhD through Edith Cowan University.

Tai T. Tranis the Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach for Junior Development at the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre and is currently completing his PhD through Edith Cowan University.

Lina Lundgrenis the Lead Biomechanist at the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre and is currently completing her PhD through Edith Cowan University.

Oliver R. L. Farleyis the Physiology Scholar at the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre and is currently completing his PhD through Edith Cowan University.

Jeremy M. Sheppardis the Head of Strength and Conditioning and Sport Science Manager at the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre and a Senior Lecturer through Edith Cowan University.

© 2014 by the National Strength & Conditioning Association