deltoid

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Synonyms for deltoid

a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the arm

triangular or suggesting a capital delta, with a point at the apex

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Several studies have shown that NMES application on supraspinatus and posterior deltoid muscles is an effective treatment method for GHS.
[17] The trapezius muscle is found to be hypertrophied in most of the patients with paralysis of the deltoid muscle. [17] Many methods of trapezius to deltoid tendon transfer were published: Mayer (1927), [18] Ober (1932), [19] Harmon (1950), [7] Bateman (1955) [11] and Saha (1967).
The aim of this study was to analyses the muscle of the pectoralis major clavicular head, pectoralis major sternocostal head and anterior head of deltoid muscle on fly exercises, which investigate range of motion in 30, 60, 90 degrees on horizontal plane and the incline plane (30) in seven healthy subjects.
Interventions included LC on both the infraspinatus and posterior deltoid muscles for the LC group, and passive cross-body stretch for the stretching group.
Based on Delphi questionnaires, they concluded that some ADLs were possible with the use of a mobile arm support, which without the use of such a device, patients with very weak biceps and deltoid muscles were unable to perform.
Limitation in abduction and external rotation caused by weakness in the deltoid muscles and the external rotators of the shoulder are the most frequent secondary deformities.
The deltoid muscles help to "pump" the arms at the shoulders and increase leg turnover.
Further, during the 25-second period, there was a small but progressive and significant (P<0.01, ANOVA) increase in muscle activity in the biceps, triceps, and pectoralis major muscles, as well as the deltoid muscles showing muscle fatigue.
We could gaze upon his glistening pecs and deltoid muscles, light a few candles and go home spiritually uplifted.
With the resident on his/her abdomen or side, place your palms on the resident's lower back, stroke up the spine to the shoulders, out to the deltoid muscles, down the lateral back to the center of the lower back, and repeat.
Try this yoga asana with a crazy name--Cow's Face Pose--not only to stretch this area but to lengthen the deltoid muscles of your upper arms.