What is the definition of Activation Technique?

Activation Technique: A single-joint movement pattern (most often) designed to load a specific under-active muscle(s), while minimizing the contribution of over-active synergists via specific cues/joint motions.

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Activation Technique

Related Terms

  • Reciprocal inhibition
  • Synergistic dominance
  • Compensation patterns
  • Over-active synergist
  • Under-active muscles
  • Muscle length
  • Single-joint


  • Activation exercise
  • Corrective exercise

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