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  • Copra Pose: Extension Of The Lumbar Spine Essay

    Copra Pose: Extension of the Lumbar Spine: Also seen in Bridge Pose and Wheel Pose, Bow Pose, Pigeon Pose and Camel Pose. The degree of back bend will depend on the amount of space between each vertebra of the lumbar spine. The greater the space the greater the degree of back bend. Also the shape of the vertebra also plays a factor as some of the spinous process’ can be bent in angles that either restrict the angle of lumbar curve or increase it. There are other skeletal differences in the population that will make a difference in how one performs each asana and that is body proportion. Body proportion in some asanas will give some students a structural advantage while others a disadvantage and in some cases some students because…

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  • Pain Management: Pain Management Follow-Up And Approach

    physical therapy for right knee 3 X 4. The prior review noted that Nancy from Dr. Kohan’s office explained that this request for additional physiotherapy for the right knee 3x4 is a typographical error. The latest progress report and appeal to UR indicated that the patient did report significant amount of improvement in regard to ROM and functional capacity from prior chiropractic treatment and PT. However, as per guidelines there are no clearly defined goals and patient’s progress in meeting…

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  • Aaron's Asymmetrical Development

    extensor synergy. Aaron’s tone is asymmetrical in that his right side is more affected then his left. There was no observed voluntary movement of his UE. Strength was not tested due to tone. The LE was not tested for tone, strength or ROM due to subluxation of his hips at this time, however LE tone was observed as high extensor tone. The tone is low in his trunk, neck and head making moving against gravity difficult. At points Aaron presents with extension synergy pattern when startled or…

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  • Backwards Marching Essay

    Backwards Marching Backwards marching is a marching command in which one lifts up on their toes and walks backwards in a gliding motion without their heels touching the ground. This movement focuses on the lower half of the body, primarily using the joints in the hips, and the knees, and ankles in both legs. These joints, along with the help from many muscles, allow the necessary movements to be performed, such as plantar flexion, extension, and flexion, in order to execute backwards marching…

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  • Jump Shot Movement Analysis

    preparatory phase is finally being used and put to action. This is usually characterized by near-maximal concentric activity in the involved muscles (Floyd, 2012, p. 207). During this phase the shooter will jump off their feet contracting their quadriceps using their hamstring muscles. The gastrocnemius, soleus, Achilles tendon, peroneus longus, peroneus brevis, tibialis posterior, flexor digitorum longus and the flexor halluces longus musles will act in plantar flexion making the shooter able…

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  • Analysis Of Mrs. Ogle's Gait Movement

    mid stance Mrs Ogle’s hip should move from 20 of flexion to neutral, her knee should move from 15 of flexion to neutral and her ankle should move from five degrees of plantarflexion to five degrees of dorsiflexion.1 Her hip only gets to 10 of flexion, her knee remains in excessive flexion moving from 40-30 and her ankle moves from five degrees of plantarflexion to neutral. Her heel still does not touch the floor therefore she does not have an ankle rocker. Similar to initial contact to loading…

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  • Baseball Swing Movement Analysis

    The launching position consists of the following movements: The abduction of the shoulders and the arms, the backward rotation of the spine, the extension of the writs, and the flexion of the hips (Van Such, 2016). For a right handed batter, the left shoulder joint will be adducted toward the body. The right shoulder joint will be flexed with the elbow up in the air and the scapula is abducting. Abduction occurs with the scapula because the scapula is being pulled away from the midline of the…

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  • Potential Risks Of The Achilles Tendon

    The Achilles tendon is located at the back part of the heel. The tendon receives blood supply from three sources: the musculo-tendinous junction, the paratenon and distally at the tendon insertion to the bone. (Karlsson 2015) The Achilles joins the heel bone to your calf muscles, with its main purpose is plantar flexion, which is the bending of the foot downwards at the ankle. The average age of a person suffering this injury is twenty-nine to forty with a large majority of all patients being…

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  • Deadlift Analysis

    Think straps, belt, elastic bands and chains. Also, different types of grips, over-over, alternate, under-under. Stiff Legged Deadlift The stiff or straight legged deadlift (SDL/SLDL) specializes in strengthening the lower back and hamstring muscles (2, 7). The setup of the SLDL is similar to the conventional deadlift in that the individual assumes a shoulder width stance with a grip just outside the thighs (2). It is also important that the individual retracts their scapula and keeps their head…

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  • Karate Activity Observation

    The person performing the activity I observed is a 24-year-old male who stands 5 feet 9 and a half inches and weighs 145 pounds. His ethnicity or race is half-Vietnamese and half-Filipino. He wears glasses, has a thin petite build and a trim figure. He played soccer before, continues to go workout a few times a week, and is taking a karate class which lasts 2 hours per week so I know that he is somewhat fit. I could say that his body posture is not “normal” because his back is a little bit…

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