buttocks

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buttocks

[′bəd·əks]
(anatomy)
The two fleshy parts of the body posterior to the hip joints.
(engineering)
(naval architecture)
The convex part of the stern end of a ship above the water line. Also known as counter.
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We observed, after a gluteal muscles fatigue protocol, ankle functional performance of participants in two groups (ankle instabilitygroup and healthygroup) was defected, as we saw increased time of all functional performance tests and decreased balance scores.
Actually, your gluteal muscles and hamstrings help lower you into your seat and get up again.
In the pelvis, the sciatic nerve runs between the gluteus maximus and the pelvis external rotator complex, making it susceptible to compression by swelling of the gluteal muscles.
If any one of the hip and pelvic stabilising muscles are weak, such as the gluteal muscles, the hip adductors or lateral rotators or the pelvic stabilisers as a whole, the pelvis would not remain still and will rotate with the torso and shoulder girdles, thereby diminishing the x-factor.
1982): A note on the occurrence of Coenurus gaigeri from the gluteal muscles of sheep.
When your gluteal muscles get lazy, they force the hamstrings and lower-back muscles to do their job of rotating the femurs in their sockets and extending the hips.
The hamstring and gluteal muscles are the muscles at the back of your thigh and buttock; important for stabilisation and control.
Among the clues: The giant roos' bones suggest a body too heavy for hopping, and their hips flared with room for attaching big gluteal muscles like those that help humans balance on one leg while stepping forward, Janis and colleagues say October 15 in PLOS ONE.
A finding in the physical examination that aided in the diagnosis was intense pain along the sciatic nerve innervation while standing, possibly due to nerve compression by contraction of the gluteal muscles.
A soft tissue Ultrasonography was performed which revealed a rounded cystic mass that was limited to the subcutaneous plane, superficial to gluteal muscles on left side.
Yoga opens up the hip area, ensuring flexibility and alleviating the stiffness that often travels down to the gluteal muscles and hamstrings, affecting the knees, upper back and shoulders," explains Cassie Aitken, Director and Founder of Hot Yoga Jupiter.