taut band

taut band (tôtˑ bandˑ),

n the group of tense muscle fibers extending from a trigger point to the muscle attachments, the tension being caused by contraction knots that are located in the trigger point region. See also points, trigger.
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And from there the hits came flooding out, aided impressively by a taut band of old timers (including Sunderland-born drummer Nigel Olssen).
A myofascial trigger point is a hyperirritable locus (spot) within a taut band of skeletal muscle, located in the muscular tissue or its associated fascia (sheath enclosing the muscle).
Sifam's Fast Response Presentor meters feature taut band core magnet movement with a compact 26mm diameter barrel.
The latest innovation from Symbol is the Taut Band Element (TBE), which is a highly reliable scan element that delivers higher scan rates and multiple pattern generation in a miniature package.
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Myofascial trigger points are defined as hyperirritable points located in taut bands of skeletal muscle or fascia which when compressed cause local tenderness and/or referred pain (Simons 2002, Tough et al 2009, Yap 2007).