biceps femoris


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biceps fem·o·ris

 (fĕm′ər-ĭs)
n.
See biceps.

[New Latin : biceps, biceps + Latin femoris, genitive of femur, thigh.]
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As for the biceps femoris muscle, the BHT presented a greater neuromuscular excitation than the squat exercise (Contreras et al., 2015).
"Following the tests carried out today on our player Karim Benzema by the Real Madrid medical department, he has been diagnosed with a muscular injury to his left biceps femoris," Real Madrid said in a statement.
Comparison of Salat with different exercises including toe-touching exercise (TTE) and squatting exercise (SE) in terms of percentage maximum voluntary contraction (MVC) and muscle activation of rectus femoris, biceps femoris and gastrocnemius shows no significant difference (p>0.05) except for tibialis anterior (p<0.05)2 (Table-2 and 3).
The biceps femoris is a double-headed muscle located on the back of the thigh.
On physical examination, Case 1 showed weakness in the neck flexion; proximal muscle (IV−) and distal muscle (IV) of upper limbs; iliopsoas (II), quadriceps femoris (II), musculus biceps femoris (IV), and distal muscle (IV to V−) of lower limbs; normal limb muscle tension; and reduced muscle volume.
Surface electrodes should be fixed ventrally on the rectus femoris and vastus medialis obliquus and dorsally on the biceps femoris and semitendinosus muscles.
Advanced dancers performing demi-plie have been observed to have a more efficient use of the biceps femoris and rectus femoris in comparison to lower level dancers and significantly lower biceps femoris activation at the initiation of flexion.
It emerges from the cover of gluteus maximus and for a short distance it is surrounded by only deep fascia, before it passes deep to the two heads of biceps femoris. In the thigh, the sciatic nerve provides branches to both heads of biceps femoris, semimembranosus, semitendinosus, and part of adductor magnus as well as articular branches to the hip joint.
Bipolar EMG was used to determine muscle electrical activity of the vastus lateralis (VL), vastus medialis (VM), rectus femoris (RF), and biceps femoris (BF) during isometric contractions.
Considering the above, and taking into account the basis of the frequency spectrum evaluation of the EMGs, the purpose of this study was to analyze the localized fatigue index and the muscle recovery index (MRI) of the biceps femoris (BF, a double-headed muscle on the back of the thigh) and the rectus femoris (RF, one of the 4 muscles of the quadriceps) muscles of amateur handball athletes through the [f.sub.med] of the [EMG.sub.S] frequency spectrum and compare them to healthy young individuals of the same age who were not practicing the sport.
After the El ClAaAaAeAeAaAaAeA sico last December, Benzema underwent a medical examinatio which he was diagnosed with a lesion in the biceps femoris muscle of the right leg, according to the club at the time.
With increasing of dropping height, the peak forces increased for most muscles in the lower limb, in which the rectus femoris (RF), GMax, gluteus medius (GMed), vastii, biceps femoris (BF), and adductor magnus all showed significant changes.