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Synonyms for flexion

the state of being flexed (as of a joint)

deviation from a straight or normal course

act of bending a joint



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The moment versus angular displacement response of the DSO and DMO devices are shown in Figure 5 for initiation of flexion and extension.
Controlled lowering requires considerable energy dissipation at the knee, with knee flexion moments up to three times those experienced during normal walking and knee power for energy absorption up to five times normal walking levels [11-14].
Arms were defined as either the lead arm (the arm opposite to the drive leg), which was when peak flexion was measured, or the rear arm (the arm opposite to the swing leg), which was the point of maximum extension (Ambrose, 1978).
For example, high levels of lumbar flexion have been associated with increased ligamentous and lumbar disc loading, and elevated anterior shear forces (Adams and Dolan 1996, Arjmand et al 2011, McGill 1997, Potvin et al 1991).
He complained of a characteristic snapping sensation in the medial aspect of his elbow on flexion.
Head and neck flexion varied significantly across the four configurations and across the two tablets tested.
Knee flexion and extension torque at 60 degrees per second was evaluated before and after the rehab intervention, using a Biodex isodynamometer.
The results were taken and compared with the High flexion artificial knee which was taken from conceptual design (1).
Within the elbow flexion method, no consensus for appropriate elbow angle is found.
Hertzberg (1985) observed that increased thoracic flexion and 'lateral pelvic tilt' (not defined) were not associated with adolescent neck/shoulder pain, but one or more 'postural deviations' (not defined) were associated with neck/shoulder pain.
The wrist was held in approximately 20[degrees] of flexion, the metacarpophalangeal (MP) joints in approximately 50[degrees] of flexion, and the interphalangeal (IP) joints in full extension.
Trunk (the all-inclusive area to which the upper and lower extremities attach) forward flexion.
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