muscularity


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mus·cu·lar·i·ty

(mŭs'kyū-lar'i-tē),
The state or condition of having well-developed muscles.

muscularity

The state or quality of being muscular or of having well-developed muscles with minimal fat.

mus·cu·lar·i·ty

(mŭs'kyū-lar'i-tē)
The state or condition of having well-developed muscles.
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Contemporary figures were purchased in 2005 and were considerably larger and more muscular than the historical figures, to the extent that the contemporary figures depict a level of muscularity that is unobtainable by humans (Baghurst, Hollander, Nardella & Haff, 2006).
While the use of social networks in general was negatively associated with body image satisfaction, it was positively associated with drive for muscularity in both behaviors and attitude.
It is important to remark that it has been observed that men with an elevated drive for muscularity are more likely to identify with traditional male-stereotyped roles (McCreary, Saucier, & Courtenay, 2005).
Based on acquired data during raising the trunk reclining face down in 30" probe, which tested the endurance while intensifying back muscularity, I came up with the following conclusion:
12) highlighted four instruments with good psychometric properties: the Drive for Muscularity Scale (13), the Drive for Muscularity Attitudes Questionnaire (14), Yelland and Tiggemann's (15) Drive for Muscularity Scale, and the Swansea Muscularity Attitudes Questionnaire (16).
No Brasil, a compreensao dos diferentes aspectos de drive for muscularity na populacao e relevante, haja vista a importancia que a aparencia do corpo musculoso tem entre os homens brasileiros (Goldenberg, 2002; Sabino, 2000).
In addition, somatotype ratings indicate that the young wrestlers were characterized by high levels of muscularity, but low levels of roundness and linearity that did not change across age.
His muscularity score in the loin remains exceptional and has doubled the muscularity score in a flock in Devon when they used him by AI.
It is not a hereditary disorder, and theories on its origin involve vascular abnormalities, disturbed lymphatics, abnormal fetal circulation, and deficient muscularity in arteries, but histological evidence has not correlated these theories.
He brings a real muscularity to the proceedings," the playwright says of Robison.
However, little research has been undertaken to explicate the factors implicated in the divergence of male body image disorders amongst body dissatisfied males towards either thinness or muscularity oriented body image concerns.
Yoga helps to maintain your muscularity and that helps with maintaining your posture," she explained.