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neck muscles

Anterior and lateral: digastric, geniohyoid, mylohyoid, omohyoid, platysma, sternocleidomastoid, sternohyoid, sternothyroid, stylohyoid, and thyrohyoid muscles. Posterior: levator scapulae, scalene muscles, and trapezius. Suboccipital: obliquus capitis and rectus capitis muscles.
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He added that the huge sabres of Thylacosmilus atrox were driven home by the neck muscles alone with surprising precision.
I landed on my head in the fall so it's no surprise I caused quite a bit of damage to the neck muscles and ligaments, but they are coming along well.
The weak muscles that normally need strengthening in this condition are the upper back and deep neck muscles.
When you are tense, your shoulders hunch, your neck muscles tense and your vocal chords pull up.
The causes of their complaints included high G forces, inadequate stretching, weak neck muscles, and a failure to preposition the head before hard turns.
His height, unfortunately, means nothing because he has no neck muscles and cannot put any power into his headers.
Stretching the neck muscles should be a routine part of all team warm-ups before major contact drills.
Stress or poor posture can also make the scalp and neck muscles tense which may make things seem worse.
In this condition, there is a temporary loss of the natural curvature in the neck, and the neck muscles are likely to go into spasms as a natural defense, to immobilize the area.
Sadly for the state of one's neck muscles the individual offerings are in sideways text so, stoutly resisting the danger of falling off your office chair, you click randomly.
Saturday after doctors diagnosed she had suffered sprained neck muscles.