Weight Machines and Anatomy- To do this Lab you must get on the machines.

Machine                       Joint                             Muscles                                                                                    Joint Action = Conc

Leg Press

Hip

Hamstrings, Gluteus Maximus

Ext

 

Knee

Quadriceps

Ext

Knee machine

Knee

quadriceps

Ext

Seated leg curl

Knee

hamstrings

flexion

4 way leg

Hip

Tensor fascia latae,rectus femoris, illipsoas

Flex

 

Hip

Hamstrings, gluteus maximum

Hyper extend

 

Hip

Gluteus medius, minimus , Sartorius

Abduction

 

Hip

Adductor magnus, longus, brevis

adduction

Seated lateral leg

Hip

Gluteus medius, minimus , Sartorius

Abduct

 

Hip

Adductor magnus, longus, brevis

Adduct

Butt blaster/total glut

Hip

hamstrings, gluteus maximus

 

 

Knee

quadriceps

Extend

Fly’s

Shoulder

Deltoid, trapezius

Abduct

Pull down

Shoulder

lattisumus dorsi, post deltoid

Adduct

 

Elbow

bicep

Flex

Rows

Shoulder

lattisumus dorsi, post deltoid, rhomboids

Hyperextension

 

Elbow

bicep

Flex

Bench/Chest Press

Shoulder

Pectoralis, ant deltoid, mid deltoid

Horiz adduction

 

Elbow

tricep

flex

Elbow Extension

Elbow

Tricep

Extend

Elbow Flexion

Elbow

bicep

Flex

Pull up

Shoulder

Lattisimus dorsi, post deltoid, rhomboids

Hyperextension

 

Elbow

bicep

Flex

Dip

Shoulder

Ant deltoid, pectoralis

Extend

 

Elbow

triceps

Extend

Twisty Machine

Trunk

obliques

Lateral rotation

Ab Machines

Trunk

Abdominals

Trunk flexion

 

Hip

Illiopsoas, rectus femoris

Hip flexion

Back Machines

Trunk

Iliocostalis, erector spinae

 

 

Hip

Gluteus maximus

 

4 Way Neck

Neck front

strernocledomastoid

 

 

Neck back

Trapezios, splenius capitus

 

 

Neck side

scalenes

 

Heel Raises

Ankle

gastrocnemius

 

Universal

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There are some machines that are redundant and work the same muscles. How do these machines compare to one another?

You would need to know this to prescribe these machines for one of your athletes/patients/students.

 

Leg Press

 

 

Knee Extension

 

 

Chest/bench press

 

 

Row machine vs Universal Version

 

 

Butt blaster/hip extension

 

 

Ab machines

 

 

Back machines