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Your patient is rising from the squatting position into the full upright position which of the following are True or false? Explain your answers. (Assume that gravity is not considered)

a) The quadricep muscles are moving from a “more elongated” to a “more shortened” position.

b) The two-joint hamstring muscles are eccentrically active throughout this motion.

c) The rectus femoris is likely inactive throughout this portion of the movement.

d) Both the hip and the knee are moving into increased amounts of flexion.

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