**Table 2.** Description of data regarding neuromuscular activity in each article included, in relation to exercise type and normalized EMG activity (values expressed as mean and/or peak %MVIC) of upper and lower portions of gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, semitendinosus, biceps femoris, rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis and erector spinae muscles.

Reference |
Exercise |
Upper Gluteus Maximus |
Lower Gluteus Maximus |
Gluteus Medius |
Semitendinosus |
Biceps Femoris |
Rectus Femoris |
Vastus Lateralis |
Vastus Medialis |
Erector Spinae |

Contreras et al. (2015) |
Back Squat |
29% mean85% peak |
45% mean130% peak |
n/a |
n/a |
15% mean37% peak |
n/a |
110% mean244% peak |
n/a |
n/a |

Barbell Hip Thrust |
69% mean172% peak |
87% mean216% peak |
n/a |
n/a |
41% mean87% peak |
n/a |
99% mean216% peak |
n/a |
n/a |

Contreras et al. (2016) |
Barbell Hip Thrust |
69% mean172% peak |
87% mean216% peak |
n/a |
n/a |
41% mean87% peak |
n/a |
99% mean216% peak |
n/a |
n/a |

American Hip Thrust |
57% mean157% peak |
90% mean200% peak |
n/a |
n/a |
44% mean99% peak |
n/a |
87% mean177% peak |
n/a |
n/a |

Band Hip Thrust |
49% mean120% peak |
79% mean185% peak |
n/a |
n/a |
37% mean89% peak |
n/a |
93% mean185% peak |
n/a |
n/a |

Andersen et al. (2018) |
Barbell Hip Thrust |
108% mean |
98% mean |
n/a |
n/a |
Upper 110% meanLower 68% mean |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
Upper 93% meanLower 83% mean |

Barbell Deadlift |
95% mean |
95% mean |
n/a |
n/a |
Upper 115% meanLower 100% mean |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
Upper 88% meanLower 90% mean |

Hex bar Deadlift |
85% mean |
90% mean |
n/a |
n/a |
Upper 80% meanLower 85% mean |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
Upper 83% meanLower 85% mean |

Williams et al. (2018) |
Back Squat |
69% mean and 100% peak |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |

Split Squat |
69% mean and 100% peak |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |

Barbell Hip thrust |
105% mean and 130% peak |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |
n/a |

Collazo Garcia et al. (2018) |
Original Barbell Hip thrust |
55% mean |
47% mean |
32% mean |
41% mean |
6% mean |
27% mean |
35% mean |
n/a |

Pull Hip Thrust |
66% mean |
60% mean |
50% mean |
61% mean |
5% mean |
24% mean |
21% mean |
n/a |

Rotation Hip Thrust |
86% mean |
65% mean |
33% mean |
43% mean |
5% mean |
29% mean |
29% mean |
n/a |

Feet away Hip Thrust |
51% mean |
48% mean |
70% mean |
72% mean |
3% mean |
11% mean |
11% mean |
n/a |