hamstring muscle


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Related to hamstring muscle: Quadriceps muscle

hamstring muscle

n.
Any of the three muscles constituting the back of the upper leg that serve to flex the knee joint, adduct the leg, and extend the thigh.
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In stop-and-go sports like soccer, Australian Rules football, rugby or football, hamstring muscle injuries are the most common injuries [1-10].
Luckless right-back Graham Ward is expected to return from a hamstring muscle pull while keeper Danny Alcock should make his seasonal debut following a dislocated shoulder he picked up making a penalty save for England in their World Student Games semi-final tie in China.
game suffered a hamstring muscle strain, and this has put him out tomorrow.
Their motor neurons are also being excited by the stretched hamstring muscle spindles, so there are two forces acting to oppose the intended hamstring relaxation.
Newcastle United defender Peter Ramage will be out of action for the next month after pulling a hamstring muscle in Saturday's defeat by Everton at Goodison Park.
Prior to, and on completion of training, knee joint stiffness and reflex control of the quadriceps and hamstring muscle groups were tested during controlled perturbations.
Belper were beaten 3-2 by a Reading golden goal in another quarter-final tie in which umpire Rob Graham pulled a hamstring muscle just before half-time.
The 24-year-old Cumbernauld man, who trains with Dougie Walker at Meadowbank, had been showing outstanding form in training in the USA last month but was forced to pull out of the Mount Sac Relays meeting with a hamstring muscle injury.
Hamstring stretch: The hamstring muscle extends the hip and flexes the knee.
He returned at the start of this season, only to get crocked again when the hamstring muscle detached from the tendon in an August defeat at Derby.
The mean PT values, including concentric and eccentric strength, of the hamstring muscle following stretching intervention of the antagonist quadriceps muscle, and of the quadriceps muscle following stretching intervention of the antagonist hamstring muscle are presented in Tables 1 and 2, respectively.
When opener Jason Roy pulled the hamstring muscle while fielding early in West Indies innings, making him ineligible to bat early in the order, and later skipper Eoin Morgan left the field with a back problem while fielding, there were faint hopes that West Indies will be able to capitalise on the fortunate opening.