musculus adductor magnus

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Related to adductor magnus: Pectineus, adductor brevis, adductor longus
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Noun1.musculus adductor magnus - the muscle that adducts and extends the thigh
adductor, adductor muscle - a muscle that draws a body part toward the median line
thigh - the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
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The adductor muscle group consists of six different muscles: pectineus, gracilis, obturator externus, adductor brevis, adductor longus, and adductor magnus.
The five muscles are Adductor Magnus, Gluteus Maximus, Gluteus Medius, Rectus Femoris and Iliacus.
hamstrings, hip extension), posterior adductor magnus (hip extension), gluteus maximus (hip extension), gluteus medius (hip abduction), and erector spinae (trunk extension).
Muscles Target: quadriceps Synergists gluteus maximus, adductor magnus soleus; Dynamic Stabilizers: hamstrings, gastrocnemius; Stabilizers: erector spinae, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus Type: Front squat Dumbbells Instructions Stand with dumbbells grasped to sides.
A Liverpool spokesman said: "A scan has confirmed a tear in the adductor magnus muscle in his right leg, and he is expected to be out between seven to 10 days.
We recorded EMG signals bilaterally from muscles approximately coincident with those targeted for stimulation in neuroprosthesis recipients: tibialis anterior, soleus, vasti, semimembranosus, gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, adductor magnus, and lower erector spinae.