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Joint of head of rib

Joint of head of rib

The synovial joint between a rib and bodies of two adjacent vertebrae; the joint cavity is divided by an intra-articular ligament which attaches to the intervertebral disk; the first, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth ribs articulate with only one vertebra.

Synonym: articulatio capitis costae, capitular joint.


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... endurance. However, the major disadvantage is that the efficiency of joints varies with joint angles and thus, unlike the isokinetic contractions, ... a block tackle, or when a weight-lifter holds a barbell above his head for a few seconds. Exercises involving isometric contractions are especially ...

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by dorapatton1
Fri Nov 11, 2011 3:05 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Muscle Tension
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... endurance. However, the major disadvantage is that the efficiency of joints varies with joint angles and thus, unlike the isokinetic contractions, ... a block tackle, or when a weight-lifter holds a barbell above his head for a few seconds. Exercises involving isometric contractions are especially ...

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by bradly
Sat Nov 05, 2011 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Muscle Tension
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Muscle Tension

... endurance. However, the major disadvantage is that the efficiency of joints varies with joint angles and thus, unlike the isokinetic contractions, ... a block tackle, or when a weight-lifter holds a barbell above his head for a few seconds. Exercises involving isometric contractions are especially ...

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by Planky
Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:26 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Muscle Tension
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Please help me calculate velocity.

... it leaves his hand: 1. The distance from his shoulder socket (humeral head) to the ball is 70 cm. 2. The distance from his humeral head to the ... forward is 9 cm (this is a simplification, as the shoulder is a complex joint). 3. The velocity of the muscle shortening is 2.6 m/sec.. Show your ...

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by searchme
Sat Oct 09, 2010 6:11 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Please help me calculate velocity.
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Re: Growing Taller

... in the company of people with average height? Instead of raising their head high and walk, often they may need to stoop down for daily transactions with others. They are also susceptible to more spinal and joint injuries compared to those with average height. May be, these be considered ...

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by koyal
Mon Apr 05, 2010 5:51 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Growing Taller
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