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Synonyms for hamstring

Synonyms for hamstring

to restrict the activity or free movement of

Synonyms for hamstring

one of the tendons at the back of the knee

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make ineffective or powerless

cripple by cutting the hamstring

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Developing good movement, strength and function of those muscles on the opposite leg should also be involved to get the hamstrings performing as good as possible and vastly reducing the risk of injury.
The majority of the hamstring tendons originate here.
Connell DA, Schneider-Kolsky ME, Hoving JL, Malara F, Buchbinder R, Koulouris G, Burke F, Bass C (2004) Longitudinal study comparing sonographic and MRI assessments of acute and healing hamstring injuries.
The hamstring muscles are situated at the back of the thigh and injuries, most commonly seen in footballers and basketball players, can have a devastating impact -causing agonising pain, requiring extensive rehabilitation and very often leaving a player prone to further injury.
Injuries to the hamstrings can happen in two primary ways.
Patients with a pulled hamstring can start the first two exercises immediately after the injury.
Methods: Hamstring tightness was measured using the active knee extension test (AKET) in 240 apparently healthy male and female subjects, aged 5-59 years.
Hamstring injuries often happen when sprinting and as we saw with Alan Thompson usually result in a sudden, sharp pain in the back of the thigh.
This is accomplished with exercises that cause simultaneous contractions of the gluteals and hamstrings while the lower back muscles are stretched and encouraged to relax.
The section of hamstring near the hip (the proximal hamstring) and the lower section near the knee (distal) both have poor blood supplies.
Newcastle United have again been hit with a hamstring curse this season (writes Lee Ryder).
Quad/Hamstring Imbalance: Women tend to rely more heavily on their quadriceps muscle group for primary knee strength and stability rather than create a balance between the quadriceps and hamstrings.
YET EVER SINCE I CAN REMEMBER, I'VE ALWAYS HAD A PROBLEM WITH MY HAMSTRINGS TIGHTENING UP AFTER CLASS.
The use of hamstrings in these procedures is gaining acceptance among orthopedic surgeons because of improved patient cosmesis, quicker patient recovery and lower morbidity compared to bone-tendon-bone (BTB) grafts or allografts.
Also, anaerobic strength training on machines that work your pelvis, core, quads, and hamstrings should certainly not be ignored.