full range of motion


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full range of motion

A strutural or functional compromise in the ability of a joint to move around an axis. See Range of motion.
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Doing reps throughout a full range of motion allows athletes to maintain (or perhaps increase) their flexibility.
It has a full range of motion for palletizing and packing.
The overhead mount allows a full range of motion for secondary operations such as trimming, washing, deburring, palletizing, labeling, or packing.
Paleontologists consider this feature a preadaptation--a specialization that would later permit relatives of Unenlagia to evolve the full range of motion of a bird's wings.
In addition, functional losses may result due to the inability to move affected joints through their full range of motion.
Inventor enabled Perkins to perform motion analysis and check for interferences throughout a full range of motion as the various axles turned and rotated.
The characters have full range of motion, and their mouths are able to move with the script.
Extra room is included under the arms, allowing full range of motion.
Rotate the upper body from right to left, following with the head to ensure spine alignment and full range of motion.
Since bones in the neck have been fused together, it is impossible to regain full range of motion.
For the most part, I have full range of motion, now it's about strengthening some of the muscles that haven't turned on yet," Keefe said.
A class takes the body through a full range of motion, toning the muscles on all sides of a joint to keep the bones aligned and the joint stable.