Results showed that there were significant shoulder joint ROM increases following both lower body static stretching and lower body dynamic stretching.
Stretching all hip flexors, including the rectus femoris of the quadriceps group, is extremely important for clients with lower crossed syndrome.
Motions of the Joints of the Pelvis This blog post article is an overview of the motions of the joints of the pelvis: the paired left and right sacroiliac joints and the symphysis pubis joint. For more complete coverage of …
The major function of the gluteus medius is its “reverse” closed-chain action of pelvic depression at the hip joint to stabilize the pelvis when walking.
The frontal plane spinal action of the psoas major is fairly clear; it crosses the spinal joints laterally, so it lateral flexes the spine to that side.
The function of the psoas major has been claimed to be both medial rotation and lateral rotation. However, most sources agree that it is a lateral rotator.
If the psoas major frontal plane open-chain action is abduction of the thigh at the hip joint, the closed-chain action is depression of the pelvis.
Note: This is the third blog post article in a series of 11 articles on Psoas Major Function. See below for the other articles in this series on psoas major function. The hip joint is a triaxial joint that allows …
The psoas major is first and foremost, a muscle of the hip joint; however it is more complicated because it also crosses the spinal joints.
The Psoas Major may hold the distinction of being the most important as well as the most misunderstood muscle in the human body.