Transversospinales

By |2020-08-06T15:49:22-08:00January 13th, 2019|Categories: Anatomy, Stuff, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Transversospinales consists of a group of muscles in the back ("across the spine"). The muscles include: Semispinalis group: 4-6 vertebrae semispinalis thoracis semispinalis cervicis semispinalis capitis Multifidus: 2-4 vertebrae Rotatores group: 1-2 vertebrae rotatores cervicis rotatores thoracis rotatores lumborum Interspinales: 1 vertebrae Intertransversarii: [...]

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How is understanding breathing practical and/or useful to me?

By |2018-08-22T12:12:09-08:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Anatomy, Selfcare|Tags: , , , , , , |

It all started with a simple and innocent question: what is breathing and is it different from respiration? We answered the question, which led us to our first follow-up question, how do other systems of the body contribute to and/or affect respiration? This, naturally, led [...]

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How do other systems of the body contribute to or affect respiration?

By |2018-08-20T16:49:43-08:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Anatomy, Selfcare|Tags: , , , , , , |

Now that we answered our initial question, what is breathing and is it different from respiration, we arrive at our first follow-up question. How do other systems of the body contribute to or affect respiration? In the articles we researched, the respiratory [...]

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What is breathing? And is it different from respiration?

By |2018-08-20T16:49:43-08:00April 29th, 2018|Categories: Anatomy, Selfcare|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As a person, I am interested in breathing because it is, quite possibly, the most important thing I do daily. Breathing is an autonomic process. It is something that I don't have to think about,  and I do it in my sleep. [...]

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The Illustration of Cultivated Truth: The Lung Inscription

By |2018-08-20T16:50:40-08:00July 30th, 2015|Categories: Anatomy, Language, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , |

修眞圖 (Xiūzhēn tú) The Illustration of Cultivated Truth: The Lung Inscription (a simple translation). The featured image is a detail from the 修眞圖 (Xiūzhēn tú). Stone tablet (Shanghai, China), Author’s Collection Chinese Pinyin English Translation 肺 fèi Lung 神形如白虎 shén xíng rú [...]

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System-specific Training (Body Systems, that is)

By |2018-08-20T16:50:40-08:00July 26th, 2015|Categories: Anatomy|Tags: , , , |

The main systems of the human body are as follows: Integumentary Skeletal Nervous Cardiovascular Endocrine Muscular Lymphatic Respiratory Urinary Reproductive Digestive Immune* Excretory* * Not depicted in the two illustrations from Wikipedia's Systems of the Body It's interesting to think that most [...]

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