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  • Anatomy Of The Foot Essay

    Alex Taylor Sports Medicine 9/24/15 Anatomy Of The Foot There are many different parts of the foot, for example one is the forefoot which contains the five toes and the five longer bones known as the metatarsals. The feet are flexible structures of bones, joints, muscles, and soft tissues that let us stand upright and perform activities like walking, running, and jumping. The other parts of the feet are the following. The midfoot which is a pyramid-like collection of bones that form the…

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  • Flat Boness: Vascular Attachment

    Flat bone Flat bones are bones whose principal function is either extensive protection or the provision of broad surfaces for muscular attachment, the outer one is thick and tough; the inner is thin, dense, and brittle, and hence is termed the vitreous (glass-like) table. It helps the body by protect. Flat bones are bones whose principal function is either extensive protection or the provision of broad surfaces for muscular attachment. A sporting example is heading a football because the skull…

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  • Shoulder Muscles: A Case Study

    Chapter I The Problem and Its Scope Introduction The shoulder contains complicated groups of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bursae all involved in humeral and scapular kinematics (Terry & Chopp, 2000). Regular use of the arms can result in fatigue of shoulder musculature, which could lead to altered scapular kinematics during humeral elevation (Tsai, McClure, & Karduna, 2003). These changes in scapular kinematics can potentially lead to shoulder problems such as impingement syndrome,…

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  • Quadriceps Muscles Research Paper

    Legs are an important part of human life. Humans use their legs in almost every aspect of their life. For athlete's, legs are also very important. One important muscle group of the leg includes the quadriceps muscles, otherwise known as the quadriceps femoris. The quadriceps are made out of four other different muscles, that all work towards a specific function for the body. Although it might not be one of the most important muscles, the quadriceps muscles are a very important leg muscle that…

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  • Rotator Cuff Research Paper

    Rotator Cuff Tear The primary function of the rotator cuff is to allow you to raise your arms forward and away from your body up and over your head. It also enables us to perform movements like throwing and catching a ball. The rotator cuff is a group of tendons and muscles in the shoulder, connecting the upper arm (humerus) to the shoulder blade (scapula). But in order for our rotator cuff to perform these tasks and movements, there are four muscles that must work together to achieve this.…

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  • Essay On Golfer's Elbow

    Many people are familiar with sports that involve throwing a ball like baseball, softball, tennis, and golf; although these sports have nothing in common, they have one thing similar. Medial epicondylitis, also known as golfer’s elbow is an inflammation of the tendons in the inside park of the elbow. Although golfers elbow doesn’t seem sever like tearing an acl, an injury is an injury. Golfers elbow is extremely common in almost every sport, but it is frequently caused by extreme force or…

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  • What Causes Shin Splints

    Shin splints are a pain in the shin and lower leg that occur when muscles in that area are overworked. It isn’t just a “sore” muscle. It is sharp pain that could occur during and after physical activities (depending on the severity). The pain associated with shin splints results from excessive amounts of force on the tissues attaching the shin bone to the muscles surrounding it. The excessive force causes the muscles to swell and increases the pressure against the bone, leading to pain and…

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  • Glenoid Labral Tear Research Paper

    The Glenoid Labrum: Labral Tear Number Twenty-Two PED161 2 LABRAL TEAR The Glenoid Labrum is a protective disk of fibrocartilage that surrounds and deepens the cavity of the Glenoid. The labrum allows for full range of motion, stability, and cushioning in the shoulder. It is attached to the edge of the shoulder socket and supports the ball of the joint -or the head of the arm bone, known as the humerus- in order to stay in place. When the fibrocartilage of the labrum is torn, it is…

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  • Runner's Knee Research Paper

    WHAT IS IT & WHAT CAUSES IT? Runner's knee - or patellofemoral pain - is a condition caused by continual heavy stress on the knees, which is common in physically demanding activities such as running, jumping, skiing, cycling and playing soccer. It causes a dull, aching pain either under or around the front of the knee. The pain can be felt walking up or down stairs, kneeling, squatting or sitting for a long time with knees bent. Runner's knee refers to a number of conditions which may cause…

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  • Mcsweeney Case Studies

    DOI: 06/22/2014. The patient is a 37-year-old male laborer who sustained injury while pushing a pallet jack off a truck and took a step over the truck to the ground doing the splits. The patient is subsequently diagnosed with status post left tibia puncture fracture repair with instrumentation, left knee, left ankle, lumbar sprain/strain. Based on the progress report by Dr. McSweeney dated 01/07/16, the patient had a left ankle scope on 12/17/15 and has just started PT. He reports left ankle…

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