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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When you do a push-up, you're working your pectoralis major, triceps brachii, and anterior deltoids to push yourself up from the ground.
The upper trapezius, lower trapezius, infraspinatus, anterior deltoids, middle deltoids, posterior deltoids, pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi muscles had excellent reliability for both the eccentric and concentric phases of muscle contractions, with reference to their ICC values.
In contrast, in the present study, EMG activation in the anterior deltoids and pectoralis major was not greater, even when performed with higher loads on a SS.
All the anterior musculature, like the pectoralis major and minor (chest muscles) and the anterior deltoids and biceps will get stronger and tighter.
As the patient progressively regained power and control, exercises for anterior deltoids were added, but the right side showed slight weakness for which electrical stimulation of the anterior deltoids was administered for 1 week after which the patient was discharged home.
Measurements included heart rate using a BCI 3301 pulse oximeter, systolic and diastolic blood pressure using standard sphygmomanometry, surface electromyography from the anterior deltoids and wrist/finger flexors of the dominant upper extremity, and galvanic skin response from the dominant hand.
For example, press ups work the pectorals of the chest, anterior deltoids of the shoulder and the triceps on the back of the arm.

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