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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(1995) in order to know the degree of muscularity of a participant and whether this muscularity had been achieved by the intake of steroids.
As it is very difficult to have an abnormally pumped, low-body-fat physique without chemical help, experts link today's cosmetic muscularity to substance abuse.
According to KOURY FILHO (2009), evidence of muscle mass is used to assess muscularity. Individuals with bulkier and more convex musculature get higher scores, whereas those with less voluminous, less convex, rectilinear musculature or concavities get lower scores.
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).
3.3 Nutritional status, body image satisfaction, eating problems, drive for muscularity, self-esteem and behaviors carrying a risk of obesity
High body dissatisfaction not focused on muscularity.
Females report greater concerns about their weight, but males inform of a greater pursuit of muscularity (Grossbard, Lee, Neighbors, & Larimer, 2009).
The decline in percentage muscularity is not expected in transition from young adult to middle-aged adults.
Based on acquired data during press-up probe, which tested the endurance while intensifying humeral protractors of arms' muscularity, I came up with the following conclusion:
Cafri and Thompson (10) highlighted the need to: a) assess satisfaction with muscularity, b) identify behaviours associated with body dissatisfaction, and c) evaluate satisfaction with specific body parts/regions, such as the shoulders, chest and arms.
Entre os comportamentos negativos associados ao drive for muscularity destacam-se o uso de esteroides anabolizantes, pratica excessiva de exercicios resistidos, uso de diureticos, checagem constante do volume muscular e evitacao do corpo --que por sua vez, reflete-se na esquiva de mostrar o corpo, na resistencia em manter contato intimo e por meio do uso de roupas largas (Pope et al., 2005; Pope, Phillips, & Olivardia, 2000; Olivardia, 2007).
This design is inspired by muscularity and understated performance intent, its makers say.Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge highlights include a detailed carbon fibre front splitter, rear diffuser and side sill skirts; carbon fibre roof and door mirror casings; 21-inch lightweight forged alloy wheels and a dual-exit exhaust sports system below a large integrated rear spoiler.