quadricep


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quadricep

(ˈkwɒdrɪˌsɛp)
n
of or relating to a quadriceps

quad•ri•cep

(ˈkwɒd rə sɛp)
n.
a quadriceps muscle.
[1990–95]
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The condition is commonly produced by relative weakness in the quadricep muscles, and during a period of rapid growth manifests as a jerking pull on the lower tendon rather than an even, controlled pull.
NYSE:DJO), a designer, manufacturer and marketer of products and services for the orthopedic sports medicine market, today introduced the Defiance(R) DropLock, a custom-made rigid brace designed to aid in the treatment of quadricep muscle disorders, such as Post-Polio Syndrome, and for use in ACL rehabilitation protocols.
As a result, speed and power are generated using only the quadricep muscles as the skater pushes through the back of the skate.
Davis, however, is questionable with a strained left quadricep.
Because the rectus femoris (one of the quadricep muscles) flexes the hip and extends the knee, in order to stretch it effectively, you must oppose its actions at both of the joints-that is, flex the knee while extending the hip.
Quadricep muscle strength in the kyphotic group measured at the angular speed of 60[degrees]/sec was significantly decreased compared to both osteoporosis group without kyphosis and control group, but hamstring muscle strength was only significantly worse than that of the osteoporosis group without kyphosis.
Squeeze your right quadricep, then bend your left knee and pull your left heel up toward your bottom.
CryoLife plans to make available cryopreserved patellar, tibialis, achilles, quadricep, and peroneus tendons treated with the Clearant Process to orthopaedic surgeons for knee reconstruction surgery.
By instantly following up with a leg press, the athlete can use the "glutes" and the quadriceps toe further exhaust the hamstrings.
Track - Running is hard on your legs, so be sure to stretch your hamstrings, quadriceps and calves.
Natasha Brown was nursing a strained quadriceps, Caroline Richman played with a sore elbow and Sayumi Kobayashi was sidelined with a similar injury in the nonleague setback at Studio City Tennis Center.
Given the potential minefield of non-steroidal side effects, regular load-bearing exercise and quadriceps strengthening look like far better solutions over the long term.