Posterior muscle of thigh structure

Known as: Muscle, Hamstring, Hamstring, Hamstring muscles 
A group of muscles including the biceps femoris, semimembranosus and semitendinosus that extend down the back of the thigh.
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The relationship between muscle injury and strength disorders remains a matter of controversy. PURPOSE Professional… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The incidence of hamstring muscle injuries in professional rugby union is high, but evidence-based information on risk… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND The injury risk in football is high, but little is known about causes of injury. PURPOSE To identify risk factors… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Although loss of muscle mass is considered a cause of diminished muscle strength with aging, little is known regarding whether… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Women have higher non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury rate than men do in sport activities. Non-contact… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
A simulation based on a forward dynamical musculoskeletal model was computed from an optimal control algorithm to understand uni… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
The purpose of this study was to test the effect of a jump-training program on landing mechanics and lower extremity strength in… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Aging men develop a significant loss of muscle strength that occurs in conjunction with a decline in serum testosterone… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The synergistic action of the ACL and the thigh muscles in maintaining joint stability was studied experimentally. The EMG from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Force, velocity, and displacement properties of a muscle are determined in large part by its architectural design. The relative… (More)
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