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thigh muscles

Anterior: iliopsoas, quadriceps (rectus femoris, vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, and vastus medius), and sartorius muscles. Medial: adductor brevis, adductor longus, adductor magnus, gracilis, and pectineus muscles. Gluteal region: gemelli, gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, obturator externus, obturator, internus, piriformis, quadratus femoris, and tensor fasciae lata muscles. Posterior: biceps femoris, semimembranosus, and semitendinosus muscles.
See: leg for illus. (Muscles of the leg)
See also: muscle
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14] 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.
Fencing works the bottom and thigh muscles harder than any other workout.
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 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.
This painful condition includes aches or cramps in the calf, buttock, or thigh muscles that occur when patients walk or exercise and stop when they rest.
Based on our initial clinical, genetic, and treatment studies in a large cohort of Chinese patients with late-onset MADD,[sup][5],[14] we were interested to characterize the disease-specific patterns of involved muscle by the pelvic girdle and thigh muscles MRI to help in diagnostic work-up, exploring the diagnostic value of muscle MRI on late-onset MADD.