triceps brachii

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triceps brachii

[trī′seps brak′ē·ī]
Etymology: L, three-headed, brachium, arm
a large muscle that extends the entire length of the posterior surface of the humerus. Proximally it has a long head, a lateral head, and a medial head. The three parts of the muscle converge in a long tendon and insert in the posterior aspect of the olecranon. It functions to extend the forearm and to adduct and extend the arm. Also called triceps. Compare biceps brachii.
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Triceps brachii

triceps brachii

The muscle of the posterior arm with three points of origin (one on the scapula, two on the humerus) and one insertion on the ulna. It extends the forearm and is controlled by the radial nerve. See: arm for illus
See also: triceps

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Q. What is a fast and effective way to get bigger biceps and triceps? I am one of the regular goers to gym for the past 6 months and I am very fond of disposing my biceps and triceps. What is a fast and effective way to get bigger biceps and triceps?

A. I would not do any curls at all. Instead focus on multi joint, compound movements. Try back workouts, pull ups, chin ups, etc.

These will work your biceps. Make sure to go as heavy as possible without hurting yourself, and consume protein. The rest and drink alot of water. Sleep adequately.

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Bradykinin type 2 receptor -9/-9 genotype is associated with triceps brachii muscle hypertrophy following strength training in young healthy men.
The triceps brachii showed more activity (50%, RMS normalized) than the biceps brachii during the bench press and the military press, but similar values in the close-grip bench press (refer to Figure 2).
Al realizar la comparacion de la textura entre machos y hembras en los musculos crudos se observo que, el Flexor digitorum superficiales y Gastrocnemius presentaron la mas alta textura (7,38 y 7,59 kg-F en machos y 8,53 y 7,47 kg-F en hembras, respectivamente) y sin diferencia estadisticamente significativa (P <0,01) entre ellos, similar resultado se obtuvo con el musculo Biceps femoris crudo entre machos y hembras pero su textura fue inferior (4,90 kg-F en machos y 4,28 kg-F en hembras), mientras que el Triceps brachii y Quadriceps femoris presentaron mayor textura en los machos (5,48 kg-F y 6,48 kg-F) que en hembras (4,75 kg-F y 4,69 kg-F) y la menor textura en crudo, tanto en machos como en hembras fue demostrada por el musculo Latissimus dorsi (TABLA II).
Con respecto a las mediciones de peso seco, los musculos mas evidentes en Dendrocygna son los que participan en la elevacion y descenso del humero (Coracobrachialis cranialis, Coracobrachialis caudalis, Pectoralis major, Supracoracoideus y Triceps brachii pars scapulotriceps).
1998), and on the triceps brachii (TB) at 50% on the line between the posterior crista of the acromion and the olecranon at two finger widths lateral to the line (Hermens et al.
Saeterbakken and Fimland (11) reported greater load during 6RM for the bench press on the SS and higher EMG activation of the pectoralis major and triceps brachii muscles on the flat bench, which revealed that the increased instability on the Swiss ball did not require greater muscle activation during the exercise (but a higher total load was lifted by subjects on the SS).
2007) analyzed the effects of different ageing times and calcium chloride injection on the color, WHC and tenderness of lamb biceps femoris, longissimus and triceps brachii muscles.
One-stage reconstruction of both the biceps brachii and triceps brachii tendons using a free anterolateral thigh flap with a fascial flap.
We collected bilateral surface EMG (sEMG) for the sternal and clavicular fibers of the pectoralis major, anterior fibers of the deltoid, long head of the biceps and triceps brachii, inferior fibers of the trapezius, and the latissimus dorsi (14 channels) during the transfer tasks by using a 16-channel Noraxon Telemyo 2400T system (Noraxon USA Inc; Scottsdale, Arizona).
A previous study reported that, for the same breed with a similar backfat thickness, intramuscular fat for triceps brachii, longissimus dorsi, gluteus medius, semimembranosus, biceps femoris, semitendinosus muscles were 4.
Los musculos Longissimus dorsii (LD), Triceps brachii (TB) y Semitendinosus (ST), tuvieron descripciones sensoriales similares, particularmente en jugosidad y sabor.