Hamstring Strengthening Exercises

PT Master Guide

The Hamstring Muscle is composed of three major muscles viz.

SEMIMEMBRANOSUS

SEMITENDINOSUS

BICEPS FEMORIS

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ORIGIN

SEMIMEMBRANOSUS

It originates from ischial tuberosity in hip bone.

SEMITENDINOSUS

Ischial tuberosity of hip.

BICEPS FEMORIS

Ischial tuberosity of hip – long head

Linea Aspera and Lateral Supracondylar line of femur – short head

INSERTION

SEMIMEMBRANOSUS

Medial tibial condyle.

SEMITENDINOSUS

Medial surface of tibia

BICEPS FEMORIS

Lateral side of head of fibula

ARTERY SUPPLY

Inferior gluteal Artery

Profunda femoris Artery

NERVE SUPPLY

Sciatic Nerve ( Tibial and Common peroneal nerve)

ACTION

Flexion of knee

Extension of hip

HAMSTRING STRENGTHENING EXERCISES

REVERSE PLANK HAMSTRING STRENGTHENING EXERCISE

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/-lidtcouEQM

SWISS BALL HAMSTRING CURL

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/oAYtwM95-ug

CABLE PULL THROUGH

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/TGPCu4bNRXY

KETTLEBELL DEADLIFT

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/nqzf1Irdeho

DUMBBELLS DEADLIFT

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/tH0stBpF7ko

BARBELLS DEADLIFT

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Video link below

https://youtu.be/7Q_GnXm7LbI

HAMSTRING CURL WITH SLIDERS

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Video link below

BARBELL BACK SQUAT

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Video link below

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