gluteus maximus


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gluteus maximus

[′glüd·ē·əs ′mak·sə·məs]
(anatomy)
The largest and most superficial muscle of the buttocks.
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sup][10] The lower limbs muscle MRI of CMD shows diffuse fatty degeneration, especially in gluteus maximus muscle.
Group A's taping was applied bilaterally over the gluteus maximus muscle, as illustrated in Figs 2 and 3.
The sliding gluteus maximus myocutaneous flap: its relevance in ambulatory patients.
3]) Thigh 3456 (135) 3580 (120) * Lower leg 1345 (67) 1392 (80) * Iliopsoas 225 (14) 229 (15) # Gluteus maximus 722 (29) 717 (27) Muscle CSA ([cm.
The strength of the control subjects for the biceps, triceps, quadriceps, hamstrings, abdominal flexors, and gluteus maximus muscles was measured at the start, the first week, second week, and after 30 days (Table 2).
Of the ascending and transverse branches, one or both usually give off at least one well developed division running on the undersurface of the gluteus maximus muscle (98.
Palpable tissue tension was discovered in the complex of the tensor fascia latae, iliotibial band, lateral aspect of gluteus maximus, as well as the fascia latae along the lateral aspect of the right femur.
Key words: Gluteus maximus, function, rehabilitation
The proximal lower limb muscle strength was the average strength of the iliopsoas, gluteus medius, and gluteus maximus.
Woods later claimed the delays caused by fog in California were mainly to blame for his problems as his gluteus maximus muscles seized up in his lower back.
Kinesio tape applied with tension to the gluteus maximus muscle of young male athletes with no pathology significantly increases short-term vertical jump height.
hamstrings, hip extension), posterior adductor magnus (hip extension), gluteus maximus (hip extension), gluteus medius (hip abduction), and erector spinae (trunk extension).