The cue to �lift and lengthen your spine� can be interpreted from an anatomical perspective as referring to the use of muscles to counter the tendency of gravity to slightly �collapse� the normal sagittal curves of the spine.
Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology
Dancers can greatly improve their performance by learning anatomical and biomechanical principles as they apply to dance.
Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System-2nd Edition
Bone loss begins around age 45 � 50 and moves a at different rates during different phases
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
End Back & Neck Pain eBook
If you have chronic spinal pain that has not been aggravated recently, here are some basic self-intervention activities to help you feel better.
Delavier's Stretching Anatomy
There are various stretching techniques, but three main methods have proven effective.
Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
The fifth spinal movement, axial extension, is defined as a simultaneous reduction of both the primary and secondary curves of the spine (see figure 2.36). In other words, the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar curves are all reduced, and the result is that the overall length of the spine is increased.
Kinetic Anatomy 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
Bones, ligaments, and muscles are the structures that form levers in the body to create human movement. In simple terms, a joint (where two or more bones join together) forms the axis (or fulcrum), and the muscles crossing the joint apply the force to move a weight or resistance.
Delavier's Sculpting Anatomy for Women
Working the buttocks and abdominal muscles will help you sculpt a beautiful silhouette and shed unsightly fat. Before you begin your training program, here is what you need to know to obtain the results you desire.
Clinical Mechanics and Kinesiology eBook With Web Resource
The player acts as if she is going to the right but quickly and aggressively plants the right foot and immediately reverses her motion and accelerates to the opposite left side.
For a number of years, Primal Pictures has provided its customers a unique and amazingly-detailed look into the human anatomy. Their software has proved an unmatched view of the body in motion, and their programs have become essential tools for students and teachers in anatomy and movement.
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