The single leg squat: when to prescribe this exercise

Bishop, Chris ORCID logoORCID:, Brierly, Simon and Turner, Anthony N. ORCID logoORCID: (2016) The single leg squat: when to prescribe this exercise. Professional Strength & Conditioning (41) . pp. 17-26. ISSN 1757-5834 [Article]

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The single leg squat (SLS) is an exercise that has been the subject of numerous research studies in recent years – primarily in the field of physiotherapy and sport rehabilitation, considering where the majority of literature has been published. The unilateral nature of the exercise has encouraged researchers and practitioners to identify what the key muscles are when performing this movement pattern and the factors that may be responsible for enhancing performance during this particular task.

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Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > London Sport Institute > Strength and Conditioning at the London Sport Institute
Item ID: 21984
Notes on copyright: This article is published by The UK Strength & Conditioning Association (UKSCA) in the journal Professional Strength & Conditioning, Issue 41, June 2016. Permission was granted, on the 24/08/17, by UKSCA ( to make the published full text available in this repository (
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Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2017 10:02
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