plantarflexion

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plan·tar·flex·ion

(plăn-tahr-flĕk'shŭn)
Extension of the ankle, pointing of the foot and toes.
References in periodicals archive ?
(2014) Tendon elastic strain energy in the human ankle plantar-flexors and its role with increased running speed.
(2013) Fatiguing handgrip exercise alters maximal force-generating capacity of plantar-flexors. European Journal of Applied Physiology 113(3), 559-566.