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Band

Any range between two limits. For example, government regulation may establish a band of acceptable inflation rates and take steps to ensure they remain within that band.
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Those tests with moderate reliability that may prove less useful amongst our population include hip abduction strength, lateral step down, and flexibility of the hamstrings, quadriceps, soleus, and iliotibial band.
Hip abductor weakness in distance runners with iliotibial band syndrome.
Iliotibial band friction syndrome: MR imaging findings in 16 patients and MR arthrographic study of six cadaveric knees.
Because (we believe) the strap helps keep the iliotibial band close to the knee, thereby relieving the friction rub and creating a false attachment point to the bone.
Slips of the iliotibial band (ITB) or biceps can be used to augment the popliteofibular or popliteus ligaments, respectively.
The iliotibial band (ITB) is a wide, flat ligament-like structure that runs down the side of the thigh from the side of the iliac crest (hip) to the patella (knee cap), tibia (shin bone) and biceps femoris tendon (part of the hamstrings).
In between each of these five positions, which stretch hamstrings, quads, hips, iliotibial band (ITB), low back, calves, groin and shoulders, you can insert the entire sequence of the pre-run sun salutation (see May/June 2005, "Saluting the Sun") for an added workout benefit.
These include all the usual suspects prone to injury in runners: the Achilles tendon, the iliotibial band, the plantar arch and the peroneus longus muscle, which runs down the outer shin to the sole of the foot.
Each day, stretch for 20 to 30 seconds with 4 to 6 repeats the hip adductors and flexors, the iliotibial band and the hamstrings.
Liz worked on my iliotibial bands - long tendons that run from the hip, over the glutes to the knee - which if not stretched properly can become too tight, affecting the knee's alignment.
Others may have tight iliotibial bands, a long tendonous band extending from the hip to the lateral or outer knee, which can create pain on the outside of the knee.