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adductors 

Extraocular muscles that move the eye inward, such as the medial rectus, the inferior rectus and the superior rectus. See extraocular muscles.
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Our findings suggest that this modified ten-week protocol that benefits from strengthening the muscles affecting the pelvis, core stabilization, hip adductor stretching, and high intensity eccentric exercise of the hip adductors may have a considerable effect on primary measured outcomes including pain, hip adductor and abductor muscle strength, hip ROM, functional ability, and returning to sport.
The hip abductor and adductor muscles generated a hip force that mainly lay in the frontal plane; the former was oriented from 27[degrees] to -4[degrees] while the latter was oriented from 34[degrees] to 27[degrees] as the hip adduction angle changed between 0[degrees] and -39[degrees] hip adduction.
Twenty-three percent of patients underwent a concomitant adductor release.
Static: The hip adductors were passively stretched for 30 seconds in 4 sets separated by 30 second intervals.
The groin pain may stem from the lumbar spine, sacroiliac joint, symphysis pubis stress, rectus abdominis tear, sports hernia, iliopsoas pathology or adductor musculotendinous pathology.
Without stretching this area the muscles will become tight and the hip joint restricted, affecting your ability to perform to your potential and will increase your risk of adductor, hamstring and quadriceps.
Sea stars preferentially consumed mussels with gaps in shell closures, although these mussels also had larger adductor muscles compared with mussels rejected.
At any age, the injury may become irritated when people are carrying something and walking downstairs, when they have little control over the adductor muscles.
These injuries--referred to as musculotendinous injuries--most often involve the adductor longus muscle, but they can also include some of the hip flexor muscles such as the iliopsoas, rectus femoris and sartorius or one of the other adductors such as the gracilis muscle.
Contract award: provision of a loan with a maturity of fifteen years, of 5.833 million, payable in annual installments from 2013 to 2016 (except extensions authorized) to be charged to the state, to the implementation of infrastructure works called "npin 17 - restructuring the irrigation network in the municipality altavilla silentina - adductors primary ", provided for in the national irrigation plan approved by the cipe resolution no.
Three muscle groups in the affected lower limb of each patient were assessed: hip adductors, knee extensors, and ankle plantar flexors.