trapezius muscle


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Noun1.trapezius muscle - either of two flat triangular muscles of the shoulder and upper back that are involved in moving the shoulders and armstrapezius muscle - either of two flat triangular muscles of the shoulder and upper back that are involved in moving the shoulders and arms
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
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Elevated interstitial concentrations of lactate and pyruvate were found in the trapezius muscle of FM patients at rest, compared with controls.
The results show that on average, the frontalis muscle in the head and the trapezius muscle in the neck experienced a decrease.
Training affects myosin heavy chain phenotype in the trapezius muscle of women.
On evaluation there was still some restriction of the cranial and spinal membrane system and right trapezius muscle.
Also coming to forward of shoulders caused too rounded shoulder & pectoral muscle be short & posterior muscles of the shoulder girdle placed under tension & if the desk is higher than normal than body dimension caused to continuous contraction of lifting muscles of scapula [Levator scapulae muscle] & upper trapezius muscle & then caused to face many problems in muscle & if the height of seat is so much, the feet suspended in the air & calf muscles like twins & soleus were shorter in length & are prone to conflict.
2009) Changes in EMG activity in the upper Trapezius muscle due to local vibration exposure.
Static postures of the trapezius muscle have been noted as a specific problem in dental care workers in relation to neck and shoulder conditions.
At first it was in Buchholz' AC joint, then his trapezius muscle.