pectoralis major


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Related to pectoralis major: latissimus dorsi, pectoralis minor
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a skeletal muscle that adducts and rotates the arm

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Interestingly, the radial, median and ulnar nerves are located in the common neurovascular sheath at the level of the pectoralis major and biceps humeri muscles intersection.
Prime movers- Deltoid and Pectoralis Major (clavicular head).
Other methods utilised in practice to determine correct NAC position include placing the NAC just medial to the border of the pectoralis major or in the 5th intercostal space.
The pectoralis major muscle was repaired over the mesh and an ipsilateral pedicled latissimus flap was inset over the defect field for well-vascularized soft tissue reinforcement (Fig.
Pectoralis major is a superficial muscle of the anterior chest wall and can be used as either a muscle or a musculocutaneous flap.
The present study assessed the respiratory muscles for maximal effort due to the major limitation of spirometry in its poor sensitivity to detect moderate inspiratory muscle weakness14, the strength of the accessory respiratory muscles, and specifically the latissimusdorsi, pectoralis major (sternocostal and clavicular portions), pectoralis minor and abdominals, were manually tested using an aneroid sphygmomanometer (Alpk2 Sphygmomanometer, Japan) for the lattisimus dorsi, pectoralis major (clavicular portion), pectoralis major (sternocostal portion), pectoralis minor muscles, held by the evaluator at the test position and the difference achieved by the patients from a baseline setting of 20 millimetres mercury (mmHg) and the seven stage sit-up test for abdominal muscles.
The pectoralis major showed activity with values above 50% (RMS normalized) for the bench press [barbell, (54.
Her plan of management included spinal manipulation and mobilization of the cervicothoracic spine, shoulder mobilizations, and myofascial release to treat the biceps tendon, infraspinatus, teres minor, rhomboid major, levator scapulae, trapezius, and pectoralis major on the right.
These were placed on the dominant limb over the longitudinal axes of the Pectoralis Major (PM) at the center in the direction of the muscle fibers (sternal portion) (Clemons and Aaron, 1997; Cram et al.
The aim of the study was to evaluate the electromyographic activity of the pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi on the lat pulldown exercises, drawn back and pulled supine.
Shivering was observed in this period of time, and was defined as fasciculation in pectoralis major for more than 10 seconds.
Implant position is the location of the implant in relation to the pectoralis major muscle (Figure 5).
This year, we enjoyed substantial contributions from the Division of Sports Medicine, with six graduates reviewing topics, including anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, bone marrow lesions about the knee, osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum, and management of tendinous injuries of the gluteus medius and pectoralis major.
13] reported on a rupture of pectoralis major captured on video, occurring between the transition between eccentric and concentric phases during a bench press contest in a powerlifting athlete, who also had an anabolic steroid consumption history.
Upon palpation, the following muscles will most likely be found to be shortened and tight: pectoralis major and minor, subscapularis, upper trapezius, levator scapulae, sternocleidomastoid (SCM), and the suboccipital group.