Activity: Single-leg squat
SummaryA uni-lateral, weight-bearing exercise for the trunk and lower extremity, involving the back extensor, gluteal, hamstring and quadriceps muscles.
- standing on one leg
- keep the spine neutral, don’t allow the pelvis to drop, maintaining lower extremity alignment and keep the foot stacked well
- “hinge” or flex forward at the hip while bending the knee and posteriorly translating the pelvis
- maintain apprpropriate loading through the feet
- return to the start position
- repeat as needed