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Skeletal Muscles

deltoid muscle forming the rounded contour at the shoulder
trapezius large triangular muscle extending over the back of the neck and shoulders
pectoralis major (pecs) thick, fan-shaped muscle, situated at the chest of the human body
Latissimus dorsi (lats) broadest muscle of the back
triceps several muscles (three headed muscle) making up the large muscle at the back of the upper arm
abdominals long flat muscle, which extends along the whole length of the abdomen
gluteus maximus (glutes) large portion of shape and appearance of the hips
quadriceps (quads) large muscle group that includes 4 prevailing muscles on the front of the thigh
gastroncemius "stomach of the leg" referring to the bulging shape of the calf located at the back of the lower leg
biceps two-headed muscle that lies on the upper arm between shoulder and elbow
soleus powerful muscle of lower calf between knee and heel
muscular endurance ability of an organism to remain physically active for a long period of time
fitness general state of good health, usually a result of exercise and nutrition
wellness achieving a balance of mental, emotional and physical health.
finger flexors muscles used to grab and hold on to; i.e. doing a pull-up
finger extensors muscles on the back side of the hand that allow you to straighten your fingers
frequency how often you exercise
intensity how hard you exercise
time how long you exercise
type what kind of exercise
F.I.T.T. frequency, intensity, time, type
T-Stance Biomechanics of throwing: Square to target, opposite shoulder towards target, step towards target and release with a follow through
static stretches stretching the muscles while the body is at rest. Lengthen muscle to the point of discomfort and hold for 30 sec to two minute.
dynamic stretches routine in which momentum and active muscular effort are used to stretch to the warm the muscles for activity. jumping jacks, plank, push ups, lunges etc are all examples
Created by: casepe