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Synonyms for curvature

Synonyms for curvature

something bent

Synonyms for curvature

(medicine) a curving or bending

the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve

the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface

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However, when these athletes were in their canoes, the posture was characterized by reduced thoracic and lumbar curvatures.
At the initiation of the lift both the upper erector spinae and lumbar erector spinae activation peak and there is minimal change in lumbar curvature (Figure 3A).
If there is excessive lumbar curvature the hand will slide right through.
Kukke and Triolo stimulated the spinal roots of the lumbar erector spinae at thoracic (T) 12 to lumbar (L) 1 or L1 to L2 and reported a more natural lumbar curvature, about a 7 cm increase in bimanual work space (forward or upward), and an ability to carry heavier loads during applied stimulation [7].
With compromised posture, the lumbar curvature is reduced and the angle of force on the discs is altered so that the discs are unable to disperse force and are often pushed toward nerves in the lower back.
tall, adolescent male with a convex right lumbar curvature.
Total lumbar curvature, lumbar spine height, intervertebral disc height, intervertebral angle and posterior disc bulge were analyzed using Slice-o-Matic imaging software (Tomovision, Inc.