gluteus


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Related to gluteus: gluteus minimus, Piriformis

gluteus

, glutaeus
any one of the three large muscles that form the human buttock and move the thigh, esp the gluteus maximus
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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).
How does local strengthening of single gluteus medius influence activity in other abductor muscles?
If you have any history of back injury or current back pain or osteoporosis, it's a good idea to consult a physical therapist for advice on what types of exercises will safely strengthen your abdominal and gluteus muscles without putting you at risk of injury.
The first contains the gluteus maximus, the second the gluteus medius and minimus, and the third the tensor fascia lata [4].
There are three compartments in this region, which in order of appearance (from lateral to medial) are as follows: tensor fasciae latae, gluteus medius and minimus, and finally gluteus maximus [1,2,6,14].
13] There is limited research on how gluteus medius activity affects the golf swing, but this muscle has been well-documented as an active pelvic stabiliser.
Shift your weight onto your right gluteus and roll back and forth, 20-30 times.
Without adequate support from the piriformis and the synergistic lower gluteus medius, a bending force would be created in the femoral neck capable of producing a fracture (a tension fracture on the superior side or a compressive fracture on the inferior side).
Lower the bar back to the floor by squatting back down taking care to keep your back straight, Muscles worked - Erector Spinea (Lower Back) Gluteus Maximus (Bum), Quadriceps and Hamstrings (Legs) Squat -Start with the bar on a rack and position yourself underneath so the bar is resting on the base of your shoulders (not on your neck as this can cause major problems further down the line).
So I'm going to spill the beans on Lawnmower and risk upsetting his friend Tom, a reader who believes the sun shines out of Lawnmower's gluteus maximus and blames my "telltale columns" for ruining the Godzone grass cutter's prospects of promotion to Lloyd Agricultural's Hedge Trimmers and Lawn Spikers department.
The third trochanter functions to provide an attachment area for the ascending tendon of the gluteus maximus.