Assessment of Hip Abductor Muscle Strength. A Validity and Reliability Study
- Electromyographic Analysis of Hip Abducter Muscles during One Foot Bridging Motion. Hyodo, Kashitaro // Rigakuryoho Kagaku;2009, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p565
[Purpose] In this study, we compared muscle activities in one foot bridging motion with those in hip abduction motion to examine its effectiveness. [Subjects] The subjects were twelve healthy adults with a mean age of 21.2 years. [Methods] The subjects were requested to perform isometric...
- Lower Extremity Strength and the Range of Motion in Relation to Squat Depth. Si-Hyun Kim; Oh-Yun Kwon; Kyue-Nam Park; In-Cheol Jeon; Jong-Hyuck Weon // Journal of Human Kinetics;2015, Vol. 45, p59
The purpose of this study was to determine which variables of the range of motion (ROM) and strength of the hip, and ankle are associated with squat depth. In total, 101 healthy subjects (64 males, 37 females) participated in the study. Outcome measures consisted of the ROM of hip flexion, hip...
- THIS JUST IN. // Runner's World;May2007, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p92
The article reports on the important interaction of hamstrings and quadriceps leg muscles including the effects on the knee.
- Extended Side Angle Pose. // Yoga Journal;2015 Special Issue Essential Poses, p36
The article offers step-by-step instructions for performing Utthita Parsvakonasana or Extended Side Angle yoga pose, which tones the muscles and lengthens the spine.
- Intrinsic functional deficits associated with increased risk of ankle injuries: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Witchalls, Jeremy; Blanch, Peter; Waddington, Gordon; Adams, Roger // British Journal of Sports Medicine;Jun2012, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p515
Background A history of ankle injury is known to be associated with an increased risk of future injuries. Prevention of a first-time injury to an ankle will also prevent subsequent re-injury; yet these participants are often overlooked in reports of preventive testing. Determining the functional...
- This Is Your Brain on Cardio. // Muscle & Performance;Mar2013, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p22
The article highlights the finding of a Montreal Heart Institute research that High-Intensity Interval Training also makes one smarter aside from burning fat and helping build muscle in the lower body.
- Simple functional assessment indicates longevity. Ryan, Patricia // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);Jan2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p3
The article discusses research which showed that muscle strength, body flexibility, and power-to-body weight ratio and coordination have positive impact on life expectancy, published in the December 13, 2012 issue of the "European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention."
- Ability to gain muscular strength in children, adolescents increased with age. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Dec2010, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p28
The article discusses research study on the association between age and the ability to gain muscular strength among children and adolescents, by M. Behringer and colleagues, published in the 2010 issue of "Pediatrics."
- Erratum to: Association between ultrasound measurements of muscle thickness, pennation angle, echogenicity and skeletal muscle strength in the elderly. Strasser, Eva; Draskovits, Thomas; Praschak, Markus; Quittan, Michael; Graf, Alexandra // Age;Oct2013, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p2025
A correction to the article "Association Between Ultrasound Measurements of Muscle Thickness, Pennation Angle, Echogenicity and Skeletal Muscle Strength in the Elderly" published online on March 2, 2013 is presented.