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gluteus

, glutaeus
any one of the three large muscles that form the human buttock and move the thigh, esp the gluteus maximus
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The goals of this study were therefore (1) to develop a patient-specific system for real-time evaluation of internal mechanical stresses in the gluteus muscle under the IT of wheelchair users, (2) to employ the system and determine differences between gluteal muscle stresses in individuals with paraplegia versus control subjects during sitting as well as explore whether these differences provide additional information to that provided by the commonly accepted interface pressure measurements, and (3) to compare stress data from this new system with conservative (non-real-time) subject-specific MRI-FE analyses for the same subject group [39] in order to validate the muscle stress evaluations.
the IT, and a half-space of elastic material, the gluteus muscle (Figure 1).
Because all the moves have their origin somewhere along the core--the perenium, gluteus muscles, and abdomen--the trunk of the body develops strength, tone, and flexibility, which, combined, also enhance one's ability for deeper breathing and greater weight bearing.
The Leeds runner suffered sciatica problems prior to her Olympic debut and the cause was subsequently diagnosed as a torn muscle between her hamstring and gluteus muscles.
Hill climbing and stairs will also get those gluteus muscles working.
It's on the side of the buttocks, the most lateral of the gluteus muscles.