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deltoid

 [del´toid]
2. the deltoid muscle (see anatomic Table of Muscles in the Appendices).

del·toid

(del'toyd),
Resembling the Greek letter delta (Δ); triangular. See: deltoid (muscle).
[G. deltoeidēs, shaped like the letter delta]

deltoid

/del·toid/ (del´toid)
1. triangular.
2. the deltoid muscle.

deltoid

(dĕl′toid′)
n.
1. A thick triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint, used to raise the arm from the side.
2. See kite.
adj.
1.
a. Triangular.
b. Having the shape of a geometric kite.
2. Of or relating to the deltoid.

deltoid

[del′toid]
Etymology: Gk, delta, triangular, eidos, form
1 triangular.
2 pertaining to the deltoid muscle that covers the shoulder.

del·toid

(del'toyd)
1. Resembling the Greek letter delta (Δ); triangular.
2. Synonym(s): deltoid muscle.
[G. deltoeidēs, shaped like the letter delta]

deltoid

Triangular. Shaped like the triangular Greek letter ‘D’.

deltoid

triangular.

deltoid

1. triangular.
2. the deltoid muscle.

deltoid muscle
a lateral muscle of the shoulder, between the scapula and the humerus that helps flex the shoulder and abducts the arm. See also Table 13.
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For the normalized EMG activation values of the anterior deltoid, pectoralis major, biceps femoris, and vastus lateralis, no significant differences were observed between the stable and unstable surfaces.
Lateralized glenoid designs also improve the amount of deltoid wrapping relative to MG designs, which increases the horizontal stabilizing compressive force vector of the deltoid and may decrease the risk of dislocation.
7) The EMG activity of the anterior deltoid was greater when carrying the load in bags held by handles at the side of the body, presumably due to the need to stabilize the glenohumeral joints.
We found a simultaneous activation pattern in four subjects between the activation of the anterior and posterior parts of the deltoid muscle (Figure 6(b)) and in six subjects between the anterior part of deltoid and pectoral muscles (Figure 6(c)).
The primary muscles mentioned above: Gluteus maximus, quadriceps, calves, anterior deltoids, and the erector spinae are the key muscles for strengthening to maximize the drive phase for acceleration.
When your rotator cuff muscles are weak, the deltoids take over the action during your swing, leaving the upper arm unstable and increasing the risk of injury.
Training big muscle groups such as the pectorals (chest), deltoids (tops of shoulders) and laterals (upper side of body) should be complemented by working on the rotator cuff muscles and muscles around the shoulder blade.
Coaching Point: The inclusion of the bands provides an amalgam of variable resistance elements that initiate a great deal of stimulation to the working musculature of the pectorals, anterior deltoids, and triceps.
Works on: improving control and strength of the buttocks, abdominals, lower back, obliques, anterior and posterior deltoids and tricep muscles.
Shoulder push-up (exercises the anterior and medial deltoids, triceps)
Chest presses for the pectorals, lateral pull-downs for the upper back, shoulder presses for the deltoids, and arm curls for the biceps with a light, hand-held weight.