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A comparison of quadriceps electromyographic activity with the position of the foot during the parallel squat

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A comparison of quadriceps electromyographic activity with the position of the foot during the parallel squat. / Boyden, G.; Scurr, Joanna; Dyson, R.

In: Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2000, p. 379-382.

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Boyden, G, Scurr, J & Dyson, R 2000, 'A comparison of quadriceps electromyographic activity with the position of the foot during the parallel squat', Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 379-382.

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Boyden, G., Scurr, J., & Dyson, R. (2000). A comparison of quadriceps electromyographic activity with the position of the foot during the parallel squat. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 14(4), 379-382.

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Boyden G, Scurr J, Dyson R. A comparison of quadriceps electromyographic activity with the position of the foot during the parallel squat. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2000;14(4):379-382.

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Boyden, G. ; Scurr, Joanna ; Dyson, R. / A comparison of quadriceps electromyographic activity with the position of the foot during the parallel squat. In: Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2000 ; Vol. 14, No. 4. pp. 379-382.

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