gluteus medius

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  • noun

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the middle of the three gluteal muscles

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They are most often bilateral, conical osseous excrescences that typically project dorsolaterally from the posterior ilia and serve as the origin of the gluteus medius muscles (5).
have investigated effect of feet wedges on electromyography activity of erector spinae, gluteus medius muscles during walking.
The amplitudes for Gluteus Medius [Glu medius] muscle are 35, 36 and 34 for the left leg and activation in right leg is 26, 6 and 5 for all three cases.
Strengthening the gluteus medius and minimus has been proven to support biomechanical stability in physical activity [11].
The gluteus medius or, 'glute med' as it is commonly referred to, is a relatively small muscle located in our pelvis.
hamstrings, hip extension), posterior adductor magnus (hip extension), gluteus maximus (hip extension), gluteus medius (hip abduction), and erector spinae (trunk extension).
Techniques are described that focus on muscle facilitation and inhibition including facilitation of scapula muscles such as serratus anterior and lower trapezius, and muscles of the spine and lower limb including the erector spinae and gluteus medius muscle.
The trochanteric osteotomy is performed using an oscillating saw; the osteotomy line is oriented in such a way that, proximally, 2 to 3 millimeters of the posterior portion of the gluteus medius muscle remain attached to the stable portion of the trochanter.
The males also generated more than twice as much activation of the gluteus medius and vastus medialis muscles on the upper leg and pelvis area.
Mean and peak isometric strength of the hamstrings, gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, quadriceps, hip external rotators, and hip internal rotators were assessed.
The gluteal muscles are made up of three individual muscles: The gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and the gluteus minimus.
Needle electrodes are placed at the external anal sphincter, the gluteus medius and maximus, the adductor longus, the tibialis, and the gastrocnemius muscles.
Electromyography (EMG) of the left gluteus medius and minimus muscles showed no spontaneous activity.
Specifically, the short external rotators are preserved and the gluteus medius is no longer stretched to the same extent as in traditional total hip replacement surgery.