dorsiflexed


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dorsiflexed

adjective Bent dorsally, upward; towards the head.
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During preswing the actuator rapidly changes the length by compressing the springs to provide plantarflexion moment around the ankle to assist push-off, and in swing phase SEA makes sure that the ankle joint is dorsiflexed enough to avoid drop-foot.
The rupture of the retinaculum occurs in a dorsiflexed and inverted position of the foot with an acute strong contraction of the peroneal muscles.
The investigator passively dorsiflexed and plantar flexed the foot until tension was noticed.
Plantar fascia: Place your hand underneath your toes and forefoot and pull backward so that your toes and forefoot are pointed up (dorsiflexed).
The mechanism of injury is an excessive loading force applied to a dorsiflexed and ulnarly deviated wrist6.
(4) The second low-velocity mechanism has been shown in football linemen who block with the foot plantarflexed and the metatarsal-phalangeal joints maximally dorsiflexed while a force is directed down onto the heal (knee onto the heel) leading to a hyperplantarflexion injury.
The mechanism of injury usually involves eccentric loading on a dorsiflexed ankle with the knee extended, such as when jumping or running.
The typical morphologic features of Halicephalobus deletrix are the distinctive rhabditiform esophagus with corpus, isthmus, and bulb and the dorsiflexed ovary.
Amount of ankle dorsiflexion allowed by the gastrocnemius muscle as the participant actively dorsiflexed while keeping the knee extended was measured.
The first improvement in neurologic status occurred on hospitalization day 8, when she moved her eyebrows, shook her head horizontally and laterally, lightly gripped, and plantarflexed and dorsiflexed her feet.
Animal studies have demonstrated that immobilisation causes muscle shortening (Herbert and Balnave 1993, Herbert and Crosbie 1997), and that immobilising the ankle in a more plantarflexed position causes a greater reduction in calf muscle length than does immobilisation in a more dorsiflexed position (Herbert and Balnave 1993, Tabary et al 1972).
* Dorsiflexed (DF): The ankle is flexed so that the shin moves toward the toes.