Lever Lateral Neck Flexion

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Lever Lateral Neck Flexion

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat in machine. Position padded lever on side of head. Center body so neck is in line with lever axis. Grasp handles for support.

Execution

Move head down to side by laterally flexing neck. Return head to opposite side and repeat. Sit in machine backwards and continue with opposite side.

Comments

See all muscle used in Lateral Flexion:

Movement of the Thoracic / Lumbar Spine is typical in this movement. See animation of spinal lateral flexion.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

Muscles

Target

Synergists (Neck)

Synergists / Stabilizers (Spine)

Stabilizers (Other)

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