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What does PSIS stand for?

PSIS stands for Posterior Superior Iliac Spine

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Preparation for 3-dimensional analyses of golf swing Twenty-two reflective markers were attached to the right and left heels, the right and left ankles (lateral malleolus), the right and left toes (dorsal surface over the second metatarsal head), the right and left knees (lateral condyle of femoral bone), the right and left anterior and posterior superior iliac spine, the right and left thighs (between the knee and the anterior superior iliac spines), the right and left tibiae (between the knee and ankle markers), the C7 and Th10 spinous processes, the xiphoid process of the sternum (STRN), the jugular notch where the clavicle meets the sternum, and the right and left acromioclavicular joints of each subject (Figure 1-A, B).
Sectioning of the anterior SI ligaments and the sacrospinous ligaments allowed the pelvis to completely open, until the point of bony abutment by the posterior superior iliac spines (PSISs).