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hamstring muscles

[′ham‚striŋ ‚məs·əlz]
(anatomy)
The biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimembranosus collectively.
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In a similar study, Rancour et al (2009) examined the effect of an on-going stretching programme of two to three times a week, following a four-week static hamstring muscle stretching programme.
Peak torque values of quadriceps and hamstring muscle at angular velocities of 60[degrees]/s and 180[degrees]/s and total work at the angular velocity of 180[degrees]/s in the patient and the control groups.
2006) Incidence, Risk, and Prevention of Hamstring Muscle Injuries in Professional Rugby Union.
Another was a weak hamstring muscle group on one side compared to other side.
The Beijing Olympics quarter- finalist says he is also working on a hamstring muscle he sprained in Patiala.
Doe is undergoing treatment after tearing a hamstring muscle in the league game against Ghazl Mahalla," Ahly said on their website.
Most of the hamstring muscle group (back of the thigh) is also worked when stepping and squatting, with the exception of one.
Interestingly, the hamstring muscle group plays less of a role in the initial drive phase in acceleration compared to the knee extensors.
Knee flexion force might also be increased in people with large leg muscle mass because of a large hamstring muscle, which could increase patellofemoral joint reaction force.
As would be expected, for the hamstring muscle exercises, the hamstring was most active muscle group starting at 332.
Hammers head physio Steve Allen said: "Danny has suffered a grade two tear to his lateral hamstring muscle and the estimated recovery time before he is back playing again is around four weeks.
Although the use of heat packs is widespread, several studies have thrown doubt upon whether MHP actually help to increase the flexibility of muscles, especially in the hamstring muscle group.