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Synonyms for extensor

a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part

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These results suggest that the high recruitment of the hip extensor muscles can potentiate the acceleration for horizontal displacements in short duration tests such as sprinting.
- There was also a positive correlation of the PKE angle values with the isometric knee extensor muscle strength (extensor group peak torque 60[degrees]/s).
Additionally, increase in leg extensor muscle strength is in line with the studies of Dodd and Taylor et al., Gutierrez et al.
(a) After osteotomy of the displaced lateral epicondylar fracture, the fragment contains lateral collateral ligament and extensor muscles. (b) The resected fragment.
In the current study, although the FI values of the flexor and extensor muscles of the AS patients were lower than those of the control group, the difference was not statistically significant.
The knee extensor muscles had the lowest potential to load the femoral neck due to the relatively low hip reaction force generated by the rectus femoris (Supplementary Figure 3), which is the only hip-spanning muscle within knee extensor muscle group.
Two conditions were investigated: (1) voluntary finger pinching and (2) voluntary finger pinching with continuous electrical stimulation of the wrist extensor muscles.
Maximal voluntary muscle activation (neural drive) of the knee extensor muscles was evaluated by use of the superimposed twitch technique, as previously described [4].
[10] and frequency [7] and that the hip extensor muscles have the potential to generate a muscle-specific and spatially heterogeneous mechanical stimulus for bone adaptation in the proximal femur [5].
Assessment of human knee extensor muscles stress from in vivo physiological cross-sectional area and strength measurements.
This observation is in agreement with others that investigated the EMD of knee extensor muscles after a strength or power training programs.
Significant interactions between handle diameter and muscle groups in TOI and cHb, were also observed, implying differential contributions of the flexor and extensor muscles. The results suggest that for the hand-handle interface it is not only important to consider handle diameter, but also perfusion of both flexor and extensor muscles.
PARIVRTTA JANU SIRSHASANA This side bend, with twist, is particularly good for those who sit in an office chair all day, and has the following benefits: When twisting and side bending, the abdominal muscles are compressed, so the internal digestive organs are being massaged, therefore helping to keep a healthy digestive system Stretches the oblique muscles at the sides of the body, as well as the hamstrings, and also helps the extensor muscles in the back to lengthen, therefore improving posture Balances both sides of the body.
Correct poor posture and strengthen your back by working the spinal extensor muscles, which are attached to the back of the spine and support movements like standing and lifting objects.
Botulinum A, which works by paralyzing the extensor muscles, thereby allowing them to heal, is comparable to steroids.
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