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Diaphragm anatomy

Diagramming the Diaphragm

By Sarah Kolvas / November 8, 2021

Breathing, hiccups, abdominal thrusts—these are just some of the many actions that require the steady work of the diaphragm.

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Woman waving with wrist joint

Wrist Joint Anatomy

By Sarah Kolvas / September 7, 2021

Familiar motions of the wrist joint, such as waving, knocking or using a hammer, seem simple, yet beneath the surface is a complex structure.

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Nose anatomy of a man

Getting Nosy About Nose Anatomy

By Sarah Kolvas / July 6, 2021

Behind its protruding exterior of the nose anatomy lies an intricate system that keeps you breathing fresh air and smelling the roses.

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Personal rubbing their shoulder and rotator cuff

Rotator Cuff Anatomy

By Sarah Kolvas / May 10, 2021

Though your body makes it look easy, dynamic shoulder moves are the result of several muscles and tendons in the rotator cuff anatomy.

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Skeletal anatomy of a healthy spine

Program Workouts for a Healthy Spine

By Tanya Branco Scott, MS / May 10, 2021

The most effective way to prevent lower-back pain will come as no surprise to fitness professionals: It’s exercise for a healthy spine.

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Salivary glands

Breaking Down Salivary Glands

By Sarah Kolvas / March 8, 2021

It’s well-known that salivary glands are key components of the digestive system, allowing us to consume nutrients, but there’s more to these oral organs!

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Muscle Cramps? Find Out Why

By Len Kravitz, PhD / September 11, 2019

Muscle cramps can stop athletes in their tracks. Although they usually self-extinguish within seconds or minutes, the abrupt, harsh, involuntary muscle contractions can cause mild-to-severe agony and immobility, often accompanied by knotting of the affected muscle (Minetto et al. 2013). And cramps are common; 50%–60% of healthy people suffer muscle cramps during exercise, sleep or pregnancy or after vigorous physical exertion (Giuriato et al. 2018).

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