muscle system

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Noun1.muscle system - the muscular system of an organismmuscle system - the muscular system of an organism  
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
muscular tissue, muscle - animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
ligament - a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs
sinew, tendon - a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
diaphragm, midriff - (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
musculoskeletal system - the system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form
esophagus, gullet, oesophagus, gorge - the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
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They typically know what they want to say but have difficulty getting their speech plans to the muscle system, causing sounds to come out wrong, Katz explained.
Psoas Strength and Flexibility: Core Workouts to Increase Mobility, Reduce Injuries and End Back Pain" by certified physical therapist Pamela Ellgen is a profusely illustrated, 144 page, do-it-yourself instruction manual that includes fifty step-by-step exercises that can be done at home to increase physical mobility, reduce (and even end) back pain, and help heal injuries suffered by the psoas major and/or psoas minor muscle system.
An important concept you need to consider when it comes to pain is that while in the sitting or standing position our muscle system is under load carrying the weight of gravity.
My students really got excited when it came time to build the muscle system, and the models took on lives of their own.
MBT was born in the 90s after research showed that conventional shoes stabilise the body in such a way that the supporting muscle system is neglected, resulting in joint and back pain.
Muscle system should be sufficient if we wish to be and feel healthy and strong.
They claim conventional shoes stabilise the body in a way that the supporting muscle system is neglected, which can result in joint and back pain.
They describe current work in areas such as copying the natural skeletal muscle design into a new artificial muscle system, optimization of new ultralow-k materials for advanced interconnection, applications of two-way shape memory polymer composite, and novel enzymatic polymerization of diazo compounds.
The skeletal muscle system includes all the peripheral nerves that control voluntary movement.
While wearing MBTs the body is forced to maintain its natural balance, stimulating and exercising the body's supporting muscle system.
Afferent information has different effects on the muscle system such as relaxation, movement or increased range of movement, increase in tone and/or reduction in tone.
The ancient art, with its background in Chinese medicine, isn't just about manipulating the muscle system.