Terminal Knee Extension
This exercise increases the weight-bearing strength of the quadriceps.
This exercise increases the strength of the quadriceps in the final degrees of knee extension.
- A resistance band is wrapped around the knee and anchored to a table leg or similar upright object.
- The athlete starts with the knee slightly bent and body weight on the involved leg.
- The knee is then straightened backwards, against the resistance of the band.
- The knee should not be locked straight.