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Sports Uses of Elbow Joint Extension

Posted by KinX Learning on November 18, 2016 . 0 Comments

Elbow joint extension and the muscles involved are very important in execution of many sports skills. For example, they are needed in many overhead hitting actions such as the tennis serve and smash and basketball shooting. Elbow joint extension is a key action in pushing and throwing actions as used in the shot put, pressing up into a handstand in gymnastics, in hand-to-hand balancing, pushing an opponent in football, jabbing in boxing, various actions in mixed martial arts, in some baseball pitches and so on. 

In bodybuilding, development of the triceps is needed for development of the underside of the upper arm, especially the lower and middle portions.