Pectoralis Muscles

Known as: Muscle, Pectoralis, muscle pectoral, Muscle of pectoral region 
Muscles of the upper chest. The term may refer to one of two muscles, the pectoralis major and pectoralis minor. The former is a thick muscle in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
STUDY DESIGN Two-group comparison. OBJECTIVE To compare scapular kinematics during arm elevation between groups distinguished… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
A novel method for the control of a myoelectric upper limb prosthesis was achieved in a patient with bilateral amputations at the… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Chemical compositions and physical properties of mixed-sex Thai indigenous (Gallus domesticus) and broiler (commercial breed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Wound healing is the response of tissue to injury that results in scar formation. Tissue regeneration would be a more ideal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
For the first time, we report in vivo measurements of pectoralis muscle length change obtained using sonomicrometry combined with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The purpose of this study was to determine which exercises most effectively use the scapular muscles. Eight muscles in 9 healthy… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Muscle activity and coordination in ten shoulders were studied in five healthy subjects using electromyography (EMG) recorded… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The membrane of tissue-cultured chick pectoral muscle contains an ionic channel which is activated by membrane stretch. Nicotinic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Monoclonal antibodies (McAbs) against the myosin heavy chain (MHC) of adult chicken pectoralis muscle have been tested for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
A compound flap is described that utilizes skin from the anterior chest on a narrow segment of pectoralis major muscle, with its… (More)
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