deltoid muscle

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Noun1.Deltoid muscle - a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the armdeltoid muscle - a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the arm
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
rotator cuff - a supporting structure of the shoulder consisting of the muscles and tendons that attach the arm to the shoulder joint and enable the arm to move
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Electromyographic (EMG) data for the pectoralis major, anterior deltoid, triceps brachii, and biceps brachii were collected during all exercises with the barbell and the Smith Machine.
2007) investigated the effects of a PE sequence on upper-body muscle activation during bench press exercise and reported that performing a pec deck exercise immediately prior to a bench press led to similar sEMG amplitude of both the anterior deltoid and pectoralis major muscles.
Caption: Figure 3 Comparison of anterior deltoid moment arms during scapular abduction from 0[degrees] to 140[degrees].
These muscles are the left anterior deltoid muscle, the right rear deltoid muscle and the right rhomboid muscle (assuming you are right handed).
The anterior deltoid EMG signal was collected during shoulder flexion, while the medial and posterior deltoid EMG signals were collected during horizontal shoulder extension.
sEMG signals were detected on seven muscles of the right shoulder after depilation and cleaning with alcohol wipes: anterior deltoid (AD), middle deltoid (MD), posterior deltoid (PD), pectoralis major (PM), upper trapezius (UT), biceps brachii (BB), and triceps brachii (TB).
sEMG was examined by eight muscles (erector spinae neck, trapezius, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, pectoralis, anterior deltoid, middle deltoid and latissimus dorsi) involved in scapulohumeral rhythm right shoulder of 16 right-handed subjects of which 8 were males and 8 females.
For the EMG measurements, skin was prepared over the anterior deltoid and mid-forearm with 4x4" gauze sponges moistened with acetone.
Surface electrodes were used for upper trapezius, anterior deltoid, middle deltoid, posterior deltoid and pectoralis major.
Muscular twitches involving the anterior deltoid at a depth of 6 to 8 cm indicate the axillary nerve has been located.

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