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Sports Medicine voca

Ch. 19 Hip and Pelvis

adductor muscles A muscle group that aids in the adduction of the hip
coccyx The tailbone
greater sciatic notch A space in the pelvis through which the sciatic nerve travles to the legs
hamstring muscles A group of muscles that extend the hip and flex the knee; consists of the biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimebranosus
hip flexors A muscle group that aids in the flexion of the hip
iliac crest The upper ridge of the ilium
iliac crest contusion A pinful injury caused by a direct blow to the hip, resulting in ecchymosis, tenderness, and swelling; also known as the hip pointer
iliotibial band syndrome Inflammation of the iliotibial band
ilium A broad, flared bone that makes up the upper and lateral sections of the pelvis
ischium The portion of the pelvis that is attached to the pubis in front and the ilium laterally in the back; it bears the weight of the body when sitting
myositis ossificans A painful condition in which a calcium deposit forms within the muscle
Obturator foramina The large openings in the ischium through which blodd vessels and nerves pass to the legs
Pubis The bone in the pelvis to the front of and below the bladder
sacrum The portion of the vertebral column between the lumbar verebrae and the coccyx; it bears the weight of the body when sitting
symphysis The center of the pubis where the two sides of the pubis are fused together
Hip flesors It consists of the iliopsoas, srtorius, pectineus, and rectus femoris
Adductor muscles A muscle group that consists of the adductor longus, adductor brevis, and adductor magnus
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