gluteus medius


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gluteus medius

The buttock muscle lying between the GLUTEUS MAXIMUS and GLUTEUS MINIMUS.
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The amplitudes for Gluteus Medius [Glu medius] muscle are 35, 36 and 34 for the left leg and activation in right leg is 26, 6 and 5 for all three cases.
Strengthening the gluteus medius and minimus has been proven to support biomechanical stability in physical activity [11].
The EMG activity of supporting limb during kicking action revealed that gluteus medius, gluteus maximus and vastus medialis were more active in some phases of kicking action [34].
Los valores de perdida en el descongelado fueron mas bajos para Triceps brachii y mas altos para Longissimus lumborum, Gluteus medius, Semimembranosus, Adductor y Quadriceps femoris (Cuadro 2, p < 0.05).
The Gluteus Medius electrodes were applied 2.5 cm posterior to the midpoint of the line bisecting the ASIS and greater trochanter.
Ekstrom and colleagues (8) reported that the side bridge produced the largest percentage of EMG activity in the gluteus medius, longissimus thoracis, and external oblique abdominis, as well as the second and third highest percentage in the rectus abdominis and lumbar multifidus, respectively.
The gluteus medius or, 'glute med' as it is commonly referred to, is a relatively small muscle located in our pelvis.
At the beginning of the research, asymmetry of tone of gluteus medius muscles (oscillation frequency of a muscle) was 30.9 [+ or -] 5.0% while lying and 37.2 [+ or -] 7.8% while standing.
(6) revealed the following: (i) the superior gluteal region is supplied by 5 [+ or -] 2 cutaneous perforators arising from the superior gluteal artery; (ii) all perforators are musculocutaneous, with 50% passing through the gluteus maximus muscle while the remaining 50% pass through the gluteus medius muscle; (iii) the average diameter of the perforators arising from the superior gluteal artery is 0.6 [+ or -] 0.1 mm and the average pedicle length from the deep fascia is 23 [+ or -] 11 mm; and (iv) the average cutaneous vascular territory for the superior gluteal artery is 69 [+ or -] 56 [cm.sup.2] with each perforator supplying an area of 21 [+ or -] 8 [cm.sup.2].
Techniques are described that focus on muscle facilitation and inhibition including facilitation of scapula muscles such as serratus anterior and lower trapezius, and muscles of the spine and lower limb including the erector spinae and gluteus medius muscle.
The males also generated more than twice as much activation of the gluteus medius and vastus medialis muscles on the upper leg and pelvis area.