lumbar curvature


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lumbar curvature

The anterior curvature of the lumbar vertebrae. The lumbar curvature is a secondary spinal curve that begins to develop in the fetus and continues to form throughout infancy.
See also: curvature
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Percentage of male tennis players in each catefoty of thoracic and lumbar curvatures in the relaxed standing posture.
However, the morphology of the lumbar erector spinae is better adapted to rapidly change lumbar curvature during the middle to later stages of the lift when bending moments are reduced (Mawston 2010).
The lumbar curvature and the capability of the spine to absorb force efficiently are restored when the knees fall below the hips in the seated position.
short, teenage girl with a convex right lumbar curvature.
Results: Changes in total lumbar curvature and lumbar spine height for this subject in the unloaded and loaded conditions are displayed in Figure 1.
Elise adjusts Graham, who has a right thoracic left lumbar curvature of the spine.