The Complex and Vital NECK

I was told by a Division 1 Strength Coach that training the neck was not important. So I decided to give him a short list of what the neck does for the human-athlete.

What are the function of the neck?

Attaches the Head to the truck.

Supports the Head and it’s Movements.

Protects the head.

The neck gives rise to:

Parts of the upper limbs

Parts of the cardiovascular system

Respiratory Diaphragm

The Neck is a Conduit to:

Respiratory System

Digestive System

Nervous System

Arteries, Veins


The Neck Accommodates :


Endocrine Glands



Also, females athletes neck to train their neck also.

Tags: and, athlete, coaches, head, neck, protection, segment, strength

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