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  • Backwards Marching Research Paper

    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 properly During the process of backwards marching, one lifts onto their toes in a fluid motion, this requires the use of the ankle joints. The ankle joint, also known as the…

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  • Personal Narrative: How To Improve Knee Pain

    in pain all the time. I am sure I am not the only one out there who has had this problem. If you did not know, I had a series of knee surgeries that used to cause me so much pain and agony. I thought I was going to be in pain for the rest of my life but that is definitely not the case anymore. For 3 years after my last surgery, I would rarely do leg work and this was the #1 problem why I was in so much pain. I used to hate doing leg exercises, I am still not a huge fan of doing a leg day…

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  • Gluteal Maximus Muscle Research Paper

    lata (the iliotibial tract). Fascia lata later inserts laterally at the tibia and fibula. Thus, gluteus maximus and tensor fascia lata aid in providing lateral stability to the knee. The action of gluteus maximus muscle is with the pelvis fixed, extension and lateral rotation of the femur and with the femur fixed it will extend the pelvis on hip. It mainly extends the flexed thigh at the hip joint. It is insertion into the iliotibial tract, it also stabilizes the knee and…

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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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  • Tibia Fracture Case Study

    AIMS AND OBJECTIVES 1. To study lower third tibia fracture patterns. 2. To study the management of these fractures by Ender’s nailing and its functional outcome. 3. To study various complications in patients managed by Ender’s nailing 4. To set guidelines for management of these fractures. REVIEW OF LITERATURE HISTORICAL REVIEW Fractures have been recognized and treated as long as recorded history. History of fracture and its knowledge dates back to Egyptian…

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  • Achilles Tendinitis Research Paper

    What is Achilles Tendinitis? The Achilles tendon in the back of your foot is the tendon that assists with a variety of activities. When you run, stand, jump or walk, this tendon is making all of that possible. When this tendon becomes sore or swollen from an injury or overuse, it's called Achilles Tendinitis. There are two kinds of Achilles Tendinitis. One kind of tendinitis impacts the bottom portion of the tendon, and this kind of pain and swelling can occur in people who have had an injury…

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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.…

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  • Flexion Case Study

    Mrs Ogle’s gait pattern is most affected during stance phase. She has a lack of dorsiflexion of her left ankle throughout and increased left knee flexion during most of the stance phases. She has an overall decreased step length which is greatest on her left. Her left heel does not make contact with the floor. These observed deviations indicate that Mrs Ogle has a lack of left dorsiflexion range at her ankle. 1.0 Stance phase 1.1 Initial contact to loading response Mrs Ogle’s heel should be the…

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  • Essay On Deadlift

    The deadlift is one of the best compound movements used to strengthen leg, hip, back, and torso muscles. There are several variations of the deadlift, which are often utilized depending on the goals, needs, and abilities of the individual. This brief review will explore the different variations of the deadlift other than the standard conventional and sumo stance deadlift. The main variations used by powerlifters and regular gym goers are the conventional and sumo stance deadlifts. The main…

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  • Knee Joint Research Paper

    Healthy joint The knee joint is a synovial joint and connects the femur to the tibia and consists of two joints the tibiofemoral joint, which joins the tibia to the femur and the patellofemoral joining the kneecap to the femur. These two joints work together to form a hinge joint allowing the knee to bend and straighten and to also rotate slightly from side to side. Muscles There are two main muscles groups of the knee, the hamstrings, quadriceps and muscles of the calf all work to flex,…

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