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Abduction in Scapula Plane
The abduction in the scapular plane works the anterior Deltoid and Supraspinatus muscles.
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Definition: Abduction is the lateral movement of a limb away from the midline of the body. We often use the word abduction to describe movements such as lateral raises (lifting the arms out to the the sides) or leg lifts.
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Hip Abduction
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Hip Abduction/Adduction Machine
The hip abduction and adduction machines feel incredible: You can use a lot of weight, so you feel strong, and both exercises leave you with a serious burn.

Cable Hip Abduction
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Standing Leg Abduction
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Squat with Leg Abduction and Lateral Raise
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Glute Activation Exercises: Side Lying Hip Abduction - Clam Exercise
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Abduction - Movement of a limb away
from the middle of your body.
E.g. lifting your arms up (Extension at
the shoulder) as if you were imitating an airplane!

Adduction - movement of a limb towards the middle of your body. E.g.

Abduction: Movement of a limbs away from the center of the body, such as raising your arms up to shoulder height from an anatomical position.
Abductors: The muscles of the hip region that pull or extend your legs apart. Minimus and Gluteus medius pull your legs outward.

Abduction Movement away from the midline of the body.
Absolute Strength The maximum force that an individual's muscle can produce is a single voluntary effort, regardless of the rate of force production.

Abduction -- Movement of a limb away from middle axis of the body, such as extending arms outward at shoulder height from a hanging-down position.
Abs -- Slang for abdominal muscles.

Abduction - Movement of a limb away from the middle of the body, such as bringing the arm to shoulder-height from a hanging-down position.
Abs - Abbreviation for abdominal muscles.
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Starting Position:
- Lie on your left side with both legs extended.
- Support your head with your left hand, and place your right hand flat against the floor in front of you.

Abduction - A muscle action that refers to movement that is going away from the midline of the body. The outer thighs are often referred to as the abductors.
Abductors - The muscles on the hip used to pull the legs apart and away from each other.

Hip Abduction
This exercise is performed on a hip adduction/abduction weight machine. You sit upright, with your legs together. Your legs can either be straight, or bent at the knee, depending on the type of machine.

Leg abductions
You can tone and strengthen your outer thigh muscles with leg abductions.
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Movement of a limb away from middle of body, such as bringing arm to shoulder height from hanging-down position.
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Abduction is the biomechanical term for moving a limb AWAY from the midline of the body. In this case, it's moving the thigh away from the center of the body.

Abduction machines should also be used for high reps (15+). Be aware with any resistance training that you won't be burning fat directly from the area you are working - you will be toning up the muscle underneath the fat.

Leg Abduction Machine
Leg Adduction Machine
This machine works the inner thighs (adduction) and the outer thighs (abduction). Some gyms have two separate machines for adduction and abduction, while other gyms will have both exercises combined into one machine.

Hip abduction:
Lay on your side with the affected leg facing the ceiling. The bottom leg is bent and the top leg is kept straight. Keeping the leg straight, bring your foot towards the ceiling, hold for a count of one, then return the foot to the table.

Hip abduction exercises help to stabilize and strengthen the hips. This exercise requires lying on your side with your head rested on your hand. Both legs are straight with the top leg lifted up. The angle of the leg, in relationship to the floor, should be at no greater than a 45-degree angle.

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adductors, thigh several muscles located in the upper part of the inner thigh whose function is to pull the legs towards the midline.

The hip abduction exercise is performed by opening the legs while sitting, thereby pushing a machine's pads resting on the outside of the hips apart. This is an isolation exercise for the gluteus muscles of the hip.

Low Pulley Abduction, Side leg raises, Seated Hip Abduction machines and the standing multi-hip machines.
Hip Rotators (Internal and External)
The hip rotators are a very important muscle group for beginners and are still used by more advanced skiers. They are the fine steering control muscles.

abducted /abduction
Movement of limb away from body mid line or laterally
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Rubber band abduction for 10 yards in each directions
Rubber band walks for 10 yards forwards and 10 yards backwards
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Seated Abduction
To really show those thighs who's boss, sit at the edge of a chair or bench and tie a loop band around both legs, just above the knees. Place your feet slightly wider than your shoulders. Slowly press your knees out, turning your feet in as your legs move apart.

Abduction [back to top] Movement of a limb away from middle of body, such as bringing arms to shoulder height from hanging down position.

Leg Raises with Abduction
Lie face up on the floor with your hands under your butt. Raise your legs up with feet together so they're perpendicular with the floor. Maintain your legs straight throughout the entire exercise. Take 5 counts to lower legs until they're 3 inches from the floor.

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Isometric Hip Abductions
1. Stand to the side of a sturdy chair or table for support. Your left leg should be next to the back of the chair.
2. Holding on to the chair with your left arm only, raise your right leg directly out to the side as high as you can.

Side lying hip abduction
Lie on your side and set pelvis so your top hip is stacked above lower hip. Roll shoulders forward a little and brace the abdominals to control pelvic position. Lift the top leg slowly up and down, without hitching at the hip.

Side-lying hip abduction-from a side lying position, raise the top leg straight up, contracting your glutes. Be sure to stay on your side, and to not roll over as your leg rises. Do 3 sets of 10-20 on each side 6 days per week.
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4) Standing Hip Abduction
This works the inner thighs (hello, thigh gap!) to get you a Victoria's Secret-worthy silhouette.

Abduction can be accomplished by raising the arm overhead. The arm slide is a very effective and low stress exercise for an injured rotator cuff muscle.
Position: Lie face down on the edge of a bench or table with one arm hanging off and head turned away from working arm.

Mini Band Abduction or Sidestep
Weak hips can manifest as knee pain. The mini band abduction exercise will increase hip strength and stability, which will help alleviate the knee pain.

1. Prone Horizontal Abduction.
Lie prone on a bench with shoulders hanging down off the bench at the sides.
With palms facing down, raise the arms up toward the ceiling into horizontal abduction until the arms are parallel to the floor.
Use 0- to 5-pound weights as tolerated.

Gluteus maximus, medius and minimus or "glutes" - The 3 muscles of the buttocks and hips that extend your thighs forward and to the side (abduction) and rotate your legs at the hips. Walking, running and climbing all work the gluteus maximus.

Hip abduction walk with resistance tubing
Standing hip abduction with resistance tubing
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Its actions are abduction (movement away from the body) and, again, humerus stabilization.
Infraspinatus-the Infraspinatus muscle is the main external rotator (rotation away from the body) of the shoulder joint. Its actions are external rotation and shoulder abduction.

Madding SW, Wong JG, Hallum A, et al: Effect of duration of passive stretch on hip abduction range of motion. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 1987;8:409-416
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Shoulder joint horizontal abduction, extension and movements in between and the respective scapular movements take place when the arm is pulled to the rear in a three-fourths overhead, sidearm or underhand plane (in relation to the erect standing position).

Lastly, foot position, in terms of abduction and adduction of the foot/ankle complex, should almost always be practiced on a neutral position. This foot placement will optimize our biomechanical capabilities in the sagittal plane of movement, and increase joint centration up the entire kinetic chain.

Perform exercises to strengthen hip abduction like the Standing Resistance-Band Hip Abduction from the Men's Health Workout Center. Or you can do more running-specific moves like walking lunges, says Troy Jacobson, head triathlon coach for Life Time Fitness.

Use the leg press and the hip abduction/adduction. Eagle Leg Press has a patented technology that really helps to tighten your glutes. The addition of exercises to tighten your inner and outer thighs will create the perfect exercise package to get the hips in shape.
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Extension (move straight arms toward your back)
Abduction (arms away from the body, palms down)
Horizontal abduction (move arms across the chest)
External rotation (put hands behind your head)
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Shoulder is a tri-axial joint capable of multiple motions like flexion, extension, abduction, adduction, internal rotation and external rotation. This joint has the greatest range of movement of any joint in the body.

For stretch muscle, diverse movements constituted should be performed essentially by inflections, extensions, abductions and elongations. These should be based on the type of muscle to be treated. In general, the stretch begins with the mobilization of the hip and knee extension.

Adduction: Movement of a limb toward the midline of the body. The opposite of adduction is abduction.
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The Elbow Joint: The elbow is a hinge joint with large flexion-extension and internal rotation- external rotation motions, but minimal abduction-adduction motion.
The Hip Joint: The hip joint is a large ball and socket joint that can move in all six rotary motions.

There are two common tests used for diagnosis of impingement: The Neer’s Test and the Hawkins’ Test. The Neer's test elicits pain with passive abduction of the shoulder to 180 degrees.

Other isometric exercises can be designed from such usual exercises as the push up, shoulder raise, squat, calf raise, leg extension, hip extension and hip abduction. Here to make them isometric you need to hold the end position for about 5 seconds before releasing the pose.

Pull-ups: Begin by grabbing the bar overhand, lean back looking up and over where you want to go and pull yourself up. Pull-ups use a shoulder abduction movement, which means the elbows come down and back up from the sides of your body.

AND FUNCTION: As the name implies, the middle head of the deltoid is found smack in the middle of the deltoid muscle, where it attaches to the common tendon that is shared by the anterior and posterior heads and attaches to the humerus (upper arm bone). It performs the movement known as abduction, ...

The Bicep is a pair of muscles composed of a short head and a long head. The Biceps originate from the scapula and insert on the radius. The Biceps are responsible for elbow flexion, supination of the forearm, shoulder flexion and sometimes shoulder abduction.
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