Extensor muscles


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Extensor muscles

A group of muscles in the forearm that serve to lift or extend the wrist and hand. Tennis elbow results from overuse and inflammation of the tendons that attach these muscles to the outside of the elbow.
Mentioned in: Tennis Elbow
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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 strength increase in the extensor muscles in the SE group was non-significantly greater than the CE group.
Manini T, Sagendorfa K, Mayer J and Ploutz-Snyder L, 2005, Trunk extensor muscle function in young and old women: A pilot study.
The DBRN traversed the supinator muscle between the superficial and deep layers, emerging in the posterior compartment deep to the superficial layer of the extensor muscles, immediately providing the short branches to the ED, extensor digiti minimi, and extensor carpi ulnaris muscles.
Two adhesive electrodes were then placed on the right knee extensor muscle group and a portable electrical stimulation unit was used to determine the response of the knee extensors.
Yes, but we can't use these strong flexor muscles effectively without the contribution from the weaker wrist extensor muscles that come off the outside part of the elbow.
Marked variations are rarely seen in superficial group of extensor muscles of forearm (3).
Backstroke opens the chest and awakens the cervical spine and pectoral region, while breaststroke activates the back extensor muscles, which allow you to arch and bend backwards.
It bifurcates at the level of the elbow joint into the superficial nerve, which courses dorsally under the extensor carpi radialis brevis, and the PIN, which dives under the superficial head of the supinator muscle and continues along with the posterior interosseous artery to supply all of deeper lying extensor muscles.
24), analyzed the EMG signal of the knee extensor muscles at five different percentages of MVC (5, 10, 20, 30 and 50%) and they found two ranges of intensities which the neuromuscular activity were not significantly different, between 5 and 10% as well as between 20 and 30%.
McGill S, Hughson RL and Parks K (2000) Changes in lumbar lordosis modify the role of the extensor muscles.
Pain is sited over the lateral epicondyle and radiates down the forearm along the extensor muscles.

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