hamstring muscle


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hamstring muscle

n.
Any of the three muscles constituting the back of the upper leg that serve to flex the knee joint, adduct the leg, and extend the thigh.

hamstring muscle

Etymology: AS, hamm + streng
any one of three muscles at the back of the thigh: medially the semimembranosus and the semitendinosus and laterally the biceps femoris.
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Hamstring muscles
The muscles of the posterior thigh, which consist of biceps femoris—laterally, and the semitendinosus and semimembranosus muscles—medially
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We hypothesized that light resistance training at high movement velocity using an elastic band would reduce the injury risk and increase greater overall hamstring muscle power compared with heavy resistance training.
Hamstring muscle strain treated by mobilizing the sacroiliac joint.
So future studies are needed in order to find out long term effect of sub-occipital muscle inhibition technique and justify the exact cause of effect of sub-occipital muscle inhibition technique on hamstring muscle tightness.
Individuals of all ages and physical fitness levels have a high prevalence of hamstring muscle tightness which associated with almost one-third of lower extremity injuries.
In a similar study, Rancour et al (2009) examined the effect of an on-going stretching programme of two to three times a week, following a four-week static hamstring muscle stretching programme.
Peak torque values of quadriceps and hamstring muscle at angular velocities of 60[degrees]/s and 180[degrees]/s and total work at the angular velocity of 180[degrees]/s in the patient and the control groups.
A torn hamstring muscle meant Barker stayed at home with the snow when his team-mates headed to the sun-drenched United Arab Emirates for the County Champions v MCC fixture.
He was in the final stage of his rehabilitation and he aggravated his hamstring muscle again.
RAMBOS[TM] allow all out core running muscle exertion by simply using far more resistance energy to oppose just the glut, quad and hamstring muscle contractions, as LOBOS deliver the same amount against all core muscles, big or small.
The biceps femoris is the most commonly single strained muscle in the hamstring muscle group.