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rectus

[′rek·təs]
(anatomy)
Having a straight course, as certain muscles.
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Adverse clinical effects that have been reported with DRA are: lumbosacral instability (Chiarello and McAuley 2013, Coldron et al 2008); low back and pelvic girdle pain (Chiarello and McAuley 2013, Coldron et al 2008); decreased strength and endurance of the rectus abdominis (Chiarello and McAuley 2013); respiratory, pelvic floor and postural changes (Barbosa et al 2013, Chiarello and McAuley 2013).
This location was the most proximal position in the thigh where the whole cross-sectional image of the rectus femoris lay within the field of view of both transducers in all subjects.
lateral view of Sphenophorus cicatristriatus ([female]); E dorsal, and F, lateral view of Sphenophorus rectus ([female]).
Among the five muscles, it is found that the muscle amplitude is much higher in the Gluteus Maximus and Rectus Femoris.
CT scan with contrast of the abdomen and pelvis revealed a Grade 3 left rectus muscle hematoma contiguous into the pelvis, displacing the bladder superiorly and posteriorly to the right.
4) reported that strabismus developed in both eyes after three days and paresis was found in the left internal rectus and lower oblique muscles in a case who was bit by a North America Viper.
Muscles Target: quadriceps; Synergists: gluteus maximus, adductor magnus, soleus; Dynamic Stabilizers: hamstrings, gastrocnemius; Stabilizers: erector spinae, upper and middle trapezius, levator scapulae Antagonist Stabilizers: rectus abdominus, obliques Type: Cable Rear lunge Instructions Stand grasping handles of two fitness cables strapped to heavy weights (such as two table legs) on either side of you on the floor, creating two very low pulleys.
The selective activation of the rectus abdominis portions in a variety of abdominal exercises has been observed using electromyography (EMG) (Escamilla et al.
Rapidly chasing down the times of those "big boys" last summer, Meredith's winter season was cut short due to a nasty four inch by two inch tear in his Rectus Femoris muscle sustained whilst training in South Africa.
Rapidly chasing down the times of those "big boys" last summer, Meredith's winter season was cut short due to a nasty 4 inch by 2 inch tear in his Rectus Femoris muscle sustained whilst on a GB training camp in South Africa.
Past studies have also used sEMG to test the abdominal muscles of the rectus abdominus and the internal oblique's (Allison, Godfrey et al.