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7. HIP ADDUCTION (ISOMETRIC) - Lie on your back with your knees slightly bent. Place a pillow between your knees and squeeze for a count of_f then relax. Repeat_times,_

times a day.

8. HIP ABDUCTION (ISOMETRIC) - Lie on your back with your knees slightly bent. Now, wrap a strong, non-elastic strap (i.e. belt) around your legs just above your knee. Now, try to pull the legs apart against the resistance of the strap and hold for_

seconds, then relax. Repeat_times,_times a day.

9. TERMINAL KNEE EXTENSION - Place a towel roll beneath your knee on the involved side. The roll should be approximately 4"-6" in diameter. Straighten your involved knee but keep your thigh in contact with the roll. Hold your leg straight for 5 seconds, then slowly lower your leg. Repeat_times,_times a day.

10. DOUBLE LEG BRIDGING - Lying on your back with your knees bent and your feet resting on the floor, raise your hips into the air. Hold for a count of_, then lower. Repeat_times,_times a day.

11. SINGLE LEG BRIDGING - Lying on your back with your_knee bent and your_leg fiat on the floor, raise your hips into the air. Hold for a count of_

then lower. Repeat_times,_times a day.

C. WATER EXERCISES—LOWER EXTREMITY

(c) Again in the same position, move your involved leg across your body and back to the starting position. Repeat times.

(d) Finally, from the same position, move your involved leg behind you, keeping your knee straight, then return your leg to the starting position. Repeat times.

1, SQUATS - In the pool with water at chest level, place your feet shoulder width apart and slowly perform a mini-squat , bending your knees approximately 30° to 45°. From this position, straighten your legs, rise up on the bails of your feet, then return to the starting position. Repeat_times.

2. HIP SWINGS - (a) In the pool with water at chest level, shift your body weight on to your uninvolved leg. Keeping your knee straight, move your involved leg forward and back, being careful to maintain your balance. Repeat_

times.

(b) In the same position as above, shift your body weight on to the uninvolved leg. Keeping your knee straight, move your involved leg out to the side and back to the starting position. Repeat_times.

(c) Again in the same position, move your involved leg across your body and back to the starting position. Repeat times.

(d) Finally, from the same position, move your involved leg behind you, keeping your knee straight, then return your leg to the starting position. Repeat times.

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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