Back squat for judokas

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The back squat is a well-researched and widely used exercise, and many judokas include it in their strength training program. Although squats seem like an easy-going exercise, many athletes still get them wrong.

Learn more about the squat exercise and how to squat properly with these two interesting articles about assessment of functional deficits and technical factors that limit performance, and an approach to corrective exercise that can support practitioners in their goal to help individuals achieve movement competency in the back squats.

Iliadis, Riner and Zantaraya doing squat.
The authors of this commentary developed the proposed Back Squat Assessment (BSA) screening tool to assist practitioners in systematically identifying specific functional deficits to guide targeted corrective intervention.

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