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  • Spear Tackler Injury Research Paper

    Spear Tackler 's Spine With Rehab Spear tackler’s spine is an injury in which the spine in the neck (cervical spine) loses its normal curve and becomes unusually narrow. This happens when you use the "spear" tackling technique, in which the head is the first point of contact. Spear tackler 's spine can damage nerves and soft tissue near the cervical spine. You may not participate in contact sports while you have this condition. In some cases, the spine may return to its normal shape, and…

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  • Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Essay

    Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is a degenerative disease of cervical spinal. The onset is usually insidious, with long periods of fixed disability and episode of worsening of events are taking place. Concerning to the pathophysiology of cervical spondylotic myelopathy, the injuries which are frequently repeated to the spinal cord are caused by static mechanical factor, dynamic mechanical factor and spinal cord ischemia. These factors are responsible for affecting the spinal cord through…

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  • Low Back Pain Case Study

    Low back pain (LBP) is cited as the second most common musculoskeletal problems for which treatment is sought by individuals. An estimated 90% of LBP reported in clinical practice is categorized as idiopathic or nonspecific, meaning that the underlying pathoanatomy is unclear (Walker, 2000). Spinal manipulation (SM) has been identified as efficacious treatment methods, especially for patients with nonspecific LBP (Slater, 2012). Early use of thrust manipulation among patients with LBP has been…

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  • Palo Alto Country Club Girls Golf Case Study

    Methods Participants Twenty female participants were randomly selected from the Palo Alto Country Club girls golf program. Participants were included if they were a right-handed golfer, had a reported history of low back pain for 2 or more weeks, practice at least2 hours 4 times a week, and competed in at least 1 high school golf season. Participants were excluded if they had a history of serious trauma, had received any surgical interventions relating to the lumbar spine, had been diagnoses…

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  • Chimpanzees Vs Humans

    thickness. While the cervical vertebrae are similar to humans as they serve the same function, the chimpanzees vertebrae are thickest and sturdiest in the thoracic section. Descending from there, the vertebrae become increasing smaller and slimmer as they approach the sacrum. Chimpanzees have a substantially larger surface area than humans in all but the lumbar vertebrae. While humans require strong lower back muscles to keep the body upright, apes need thick, sturdy vertebrae in their upper…

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  • The Five Fertebras In The Lumbar Spine

    There is bone checking on cervical, thoracic, vertebrae. These bones are irregular, so they gathered by cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacral. The gatherings have different measures of vertebras for everyone. The cervical spine aggregate has seven vertebras. The thoracic spine aggregate has twelve. There are five vertebrae's in the lumbar spine. The last section is sacrum, and there is five vertebrae's in the sacrum excluding the three vertebrae's in the coccyx. "Bone markings along the edge of…

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  • Trachea Research Paper

    1. Anatomy of the trachea and bronchi. The trachea (Fig.1) is a cartilaginous and membranous tube, extending from the lower part of the larynx, on a level with the sixth cervical vertebra, to the upper border of the fifth thoracic vertebra, where it divides into two main bronchi, one for each lung. The trachea is nearly but not quite cylindrical, being flattened posteriorly; it measures about 11 cm. in length; its diameter, from side to side, is from 2 to 2.5 cm., being always greater in…

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  • Diagnosis And Treatment Of Scoliosis

    Scoliosis Scoliosis is a pathology in which the spine has an abnormal curvature. The vertebrae column has two natural curvatures. First, there is a lordosis in which the spine a slight bend in the posterior direction located in the cervical portion of the vertebrae column. The second curvature the spinal column has is known as a kyphosis, in which the thoracic portion of the spine bends slight anteriorly. Scoliosis is evident when a person has excess curvature of the spine in a lateral…

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  • Axial Skeleton Research Paper

    Structure of the Axial Skeleton The Axial Skeleton is the midpoint of the body. The function of the Axial skeleton is to protect the vital organs such as the brain, heart and lungs Cranium Sternum and 24 ribs 24 Vertebrae, Sacrum and Coccyx Structure of the Appendicular skeleton Figure 2 The Appendicular skeleton is made up of the upper and lower limbs. Clavicle and Scapula Humerus, Radius and Ulna Carpals, Metacarpals, Phalanges and Sesamoid Two Pelvis bones Femur, Tibia, Patella and…

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  • Importance Of Physical Fitness In Cricket Essay

    INTRODUCION Although British have started the game of cricket, it is more followed as a religion in India. Cricket is most popular among all age groups, communities & has no limit of gender. In India, peoples are emotionally attached to this game, but cricket also give health benefits as well. Internationally cricket matches played in 3 forms: 1. One day Cricket 2. Test cricket 3. 20-20 cricket1 In cricket, there are 5 skills i.e. batting, fast balling, spin bowling, wicket…

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