splenius


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splenius

(splē′nē-əs)
n. pl. sple·nii (-nē-ī′)
Either of two muscles of the back of the neck, extending from the upper vertebrae to the base of the skull, that rotate and extend the head and neck.

sple′ni·al (-nē-əl) adj.

splenius

(sple'ne-us)
A flat muscle on either side of the back of the neck and upper thoracic area.
See: muscle for illus.

splenius

One of two muscles at the back of the neck, running from the back and sides of the vertebrae to the OCCIPITAL bone of the skull. The splenius muscles rotate and extend the head.
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All aspects of these MVC test procedures (rater's behavior, familiarization procedures, test position, fixation, and content of test instructions) to recruit erector spinae muscle (DAVID 110), rectus abdominis muscle (DAVID 130), and splenius muscle (DAVID 140) were standardized to enhance objectivity and have been extensively described elsewhere (Denner, 1998).
However, we found no studies investigating acute effects of WBV on the neuromuscular activity of the splenius muscle.
Sternokleidomastoid kaslara 40'ar MU, splenius kapitis kaslarinin her birine 60 MU olmak uzere toplam 200 MU Botox[R] veya plasebo olarak serum fizyolojik uygulanmistir.
During a tension headache, patients may have tenderness of pericranial muscles, including the temporalis, masseter, pterygoid, sternocleidomastoid, splenius, or trapezius muscles.
6) With respect to the occipital and cervical paraspinal regions (trapezius, splenius capitis, seminspinalis capitis), injection sites are more specific to subjective reports of pain, rather than the specific muscle.
Further superiorly the remaining muscles to be considered are rhomboid minor and major, serratus posterior superior and splenius cervicis (Clemente 1987, Moore & Dalley 2006, Rosse & Gaddum-Rosse 1997, Standring 2005).
Her iki grubun SKM, TR, levator skapula (LS), multifidus (MF), splenius servisis (SS) ve SO kaslari bilateral olarak miyofasial agri sendromu konusunda deneyimli bir fiziyatrist tarafindan aktif ve latent tetik nokta acisindan degerlendirildi.