Short T1 inversion recovery sequences were used to assess the degree of edema (0-5 scale). Edema and fatty infiltration scores were calculated in the gluteus maximus and thigh muscles
(vastus intermedius, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, rectus femoris, biceps femoris, semitendinosus, semimembranosus, adductor magnus, sartorius, long adductor, and gracilis).
Shear force of thigh muscles
was measured by C-LM3 digital meat tenderness meter (Engineering College of Northeast Agricultural University, Haerbin, China).
To be able to compare the size and tone of your VMOs, you must use a method of tightening your thigh muscles
that results in a firm contraction or tightening of the VMO.
The percent change in thigh muscle
volume tended to correlate with the percent change in lower leg muscle volume (r = 0.60, p = 0.09) in the BFR-walk group.
A study published in the Annals of Neurology in 1990 detailed the results of a small double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in which investigators gave Botox injections to 10 non-ambulatory people with MS who had spastic contraction of the thigh muscles
. It was a "crossover" trial, in which all participants received Botox or an inert injection.
To lengthen lower back, tighten front thigh muscles
, push wall firmly, and extend hips away from wall.
Strengthening of the quadriceps, as well as flexibility of the hip and thigh muscles
, is needed to dynamically control the way the kneecap glides or tracks.
The adductors: The inside thigh muscles
. This area is generally soft and sometimes hard to work but when firm, the muscles can give a nice balanced look, especially from the front view.
The new design forces the skater to use ankle, calf, and thigh muscles
to push forward for more thrust and speed.
Repeat until your thigh muscles
tell you it's time to stop.
The risk of back pain and injury can be reduced with exercises that make the back, stomach, hip and thigh muscles
stronger and more flexible.
The point "was to disable his thigh muscles
so that he couldn't close his legs and disturb the pleasure they meant to take of him." The autopsy, they continue, "found Spadafora's testicles monstrously swollen, the result (it seems) of prolonged [torture].