hamstring muscles


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hamstring muscles

[′ham‚striŋ ‚məs·əlz]
(anatomy)
The biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimembranosus collectively.
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Despite the increasing use of trauma-prevention programs in the past 20-30 years, the number of hamstring muscle injuries remains high and may even be increasing (Ekstrand et al.
Lengthening the hamstring muscles without stretching using "Awareness Through Movement.
Hamstring muscle injuries (HMIs) are the most prevalent muscle injury in soccer (2), Australian football (5), American football (4), and track and field (6).
Probably, one inhibition of the neurotendinous organ by active isometric contraction of five seconds is sufficient to acquire the expected muscular relaxing in a stretching session in the hamstring muscles.
Schleip (1997) (13) et al also performed proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniques on the sub-occipital muscles and on the hamstring muscles, measuring the elasticity of the latter with the SLR test.
US can be used to target the collagen-rich tendinous units of the hamstring muscles because of its ability to penetrate deeper tissues.
The measurement was repeated three times with a 10 second rest in between, taken only on the right lower limb as participants were instructed to stretch only their right hamstring muscles.
Statistically significant differences were found between the overt hypothyroidism and control groups and between the subclinical hypothyroidism and control groups in terms of isokinetic total work of the quadriceps and hamstring muscles at the angular velocity of 180[degrees]/s (p=0.
Gluteal and hamstring muscles, skin under the buttocks, and spinal reflexes had to be intact, which one physician evaluated for all participants.
A number of factors contribute towards the likelihood of developing plantar fasciitis, including tight hamstring muscles, or being overweight.
There will be complaints of generalized pain over the hamstring muscles.