flexor muscle

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Synonyms for flexor muscle

a skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a joint

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A statistically significant increase was detected in the fatigue index (FI) and TW values of the flexor muscles at third month of treatment (p<0.
A possible deep hip flexor muscle strain or lower back injury was suspected.
Within-group comparisons of side showed no difference in volume of the lateral flexor muscle group between the less/more-affected sides in the patients with MS or the strong/weak sides of the controls (p > 0.
Subjects performed a series of maximum voluntary isometric contractions (MVICs) of the trunk extensor and trunk flexor muscle groups.
But tests have shown that Jones has merely strained his hip flexor muscle, and he is likely to be in contention when the Blues visit the Stadium of Light this weekend.
Meanwhile, Australia coach Ricky Stuart has named an unchanged team for Saturday's final, although winger Brent Tate remains a doubt after damaging a hip flexor muscle in last Sunday's 52-0 semi-finalwin over Fiji.
He strained a hip flexor muscle and didn't kick in the second half against Hawaii after missing three field goals of longer than 40 yards in the first half, all hooked to the left of the uprights.
Botha suffered a tweak of his hip flexor muscle in the game against Derbyshire last week.
The iliopsoas is the great flexor muscle of the hip joint, divisible in two parts--the iliac and great psoas.
Therefore, it has been suggested that by increasing plantar flexor muscle strength an increase in plantar pressure may lead to an increased risk of ulceration.
The hip flexor muscle (iliopsoas) may be rubbing over the pelvic wall.
Giles sat out the second day at Hove as a precaution after straining the hip flexor muscle in his right leg and is awaiting the results of a scan.
Slowly push your pelvis forward until you feel the stretch in the upper thigh/hip flexor muscle of your rear leg.
The flexor moments include the passive moments created by the gravitational force on the hand and passive flexor muscle force.
By engaging the curve in alternating directions, the Ultimate Hand Helper emphasizes different flexor muscle and tendon groups, while providing controlled resistance and range-of-motion exercising.
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