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Weight-training exercise for conditioning muscles in the legs and buttocks. There are many types of squats. Typically, the subject places a barbell on the shoulders either behind or in front of the neck, and grasps the barbell with a palms-upward position of the hands. The subject then squats down to two-thirds of knee bend, keeping the back straight, and then returns to starting position.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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