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Related to extensor: extensor retinaculum, Extensor pollicis longus, Extensor expansion
  • noun

Synonyms for extensor

a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part

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Dynamic leg extensor power "represents a more functionally relevant assessment of muscle performance and .
The maximum amplitude of the current was set at 140, 140, and 100 mA for knee extensor, knee flexor, and gluteus maximus muscle groups, respectively [21-22].
A cross-sectional design was used to examine the differences between two naturally occurring groups of people with HF: those with low knee extensor strength and those with high knee extensor strength.
Possibly as a result of contact with the complainant's teeth, it severed an extensor tendon in his hand.
Knee Flexor and Extensor Muscle Strength; A computerized isokinetic dynamometer (Cybex Human Norm Testing & Rehabilitation System, CSMI Medical Solutions, Massachusetts, USA) was used for the testing procedures.
These patients have compromise of the knee extensor mechanism and require a focused exercise program to maintain knee extensor strength.
Concomitantly, hip extensor (especially gluteal) and anterior abdominal wall musculature should be strengthened so that proper tilt posture afforded by loosened anterior tilt musculature and other soft tissues can be maintained.
It causes pain on the outside of the elbow where the extensor muscles of your wrist attach to your elbow.
Once past the metacarpophalangeal joint, the extensor tendon is divided into three bands, the central portion which receives some of the fibers from lumbrical muscles, that goes to insert on the proximal interphalangeal joint capsule at the base of the second phalanx.
The tendons of extensor carpi radialis longus, extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB), extensor digitorum communis and the extensor carpi ulnaris make up the common extensor origin of the elbow.
After 28 days of supplementation, the subjects performed 3 h of knee extensor exercise at 50% of the maximal power output.
The army of the Republic operated spatially as a lateral instrument of the civil authority, an extensor swung from a universal joint.
On the dorsum of the wrist the extensor carpi radialis is present in two forms--longus, inserting into the base of the second metacarpal, and brevis inserting into the base of the third.
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