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back muscle

Superficial: latissimus dorsi and trapezius muscles. Middle layer: levator scapulae, rhomboid major, and rhomboid minor muscles. Deep layer: erector spinae and splenius. Deepest layer: interspinalis, intertransverse, multifidus, rotatores, semispinalis, and spinalis capitis.
See also: muscle
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Therefore, the exercise intervention may affect back muscle function by mechanisms other than improvement in endurance of the stabilizing musculature.
Therefore, the primary purpose of the current study was to assess gender differences in back muscle fatigability in subjects with LBP based on MF slope and entropy.
Do not carry a child on your hip; this overloads the back muscles and if you must, alternate sides.
However, they are not the only style of release aids that work best by using your back muscles.
This means they pick up more fungal infections and injuries, while flatter styles, such as flip-flops, can end up overstretching the leg and back muscles and ligaments, triggering pain.
THIS month's exercises target the lower back muscles.
Swimming is non-weight bearing, so the spine is supported as you glide through the water and strengthen your back muscles with each stroke.
However, it is the back muscles that will really help build a wider frame.
Healing Through Movement is accessible to viewers of all fitness levels, and features exercises that improve muscle tone, prevent bone loss, and strengthen the core and back muscles.
Using an exercise ball is one of the best ways to strengthen the abdominal and back muscles and increase stability and balance.
A different approach to generic push-ups keeps you on your feet while strengthening vital arm, chest, and back muscles, says fitness trainer and martial artist Michael George.