Search for dissertations about: "iliopsoas"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word iliopsoas.

  1. 1. EMG and strength in trunk and hip muscles

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Eva A Andersson; GIH. Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Physiology Neurophysiology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Fysiologi Neurofysiologi; abdominal muscles; biomechanics; electromyography; erector spinae; iliacus; iliopsoas; hip flexor muscles; locomotion; motor control; normalization; posture; psoas; quadratus lumborum; rehabilitation; running; sit-ups; strength; training exercises; u;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to study the myouelectric activity of all major muscles involved in the movements and stabilization of the trunk, pelvis and hips during training exercises, postures, motor tasks, maximal strength performance and locomotion. By use of ultra-sound, EMG electrodes could be guided safely and accurately into muscles situated even close to the spinal column, such as psoas, quadratus lumborum and deep parts of erector spinae. READ MORE

  2. 2. Muscle mass and function after total hip arthroplasty

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

    Author : Anton Rasch; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Osteoarthrosis; arthritis; joint disease; hip muscle strength; hip muscle function; outcome; elderly; attenuation; fatty infiltration; gait analysis; balance;

    Abstract : Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip is a common disease among elderly causing pain, joint stiffness and reduced mobility. Outcome studies have shown total hip arthroplasy (THA) to be a successful surgical procedure. Studies of muscle strength and function after THA are more scarce and results vary. READ MORE