extensor muscle


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extensor muscle

[TA]
muscle producing extension, that is, a movement that produces straightening, or an increase in the angle of a joint.
Synonym(s): musculus extensor [TA]
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According to Wu et al., [12] the knee extensor muscle strength was better in individuals aged 55 years or above who performed TC exercises over a long period of time (minimum three years), compared to those who did not.
- When male and female participants were evaluated separately, there was no significant relationship between hamstring flexibility and knee extensor muscle strength.
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.
Ohlsen, "In vivo moment arm lengths for hip extensor muscles at different angles of hip flexion," Journal of Biomechanics, vol.
Anatomical variations of the extensor muscles of the hand, including the extensor indicis (El), are common, and no standard pattern has been described.
A lift (ArjoHuntleigh; Malmo, Sweden) mounted in the ceiling was available to transfer subjects onto the isokinetic dynamometer chair (Biodex Medical Systems Inc; Shirley, New York) in order to measure torque generated by the knee extensor muscle group.
Stein, "Spinal reflexes in ankle flexor and extensor muscles after chronic central nervous system lesions and functional electrical stimulation," Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, vol.
Nevertheless, there were slightly higher incremental changes in the strength of TQ/BW-ext-nondominant and TQ/BW-ext-dominant extensor muscles (P < 0.1, Table 2) in the GEJ-treated group compared to those in the non-GEJ-treated group.
By a circular electric milling cutter (Diameter=3 cm) XII a rib is cut strictly along the longitudinal axis from end to the outward edge of extensor muscle of the back together with the transversal fascia (Figure 2).
Two linear incisions approximately 2 cm long were given over lateral digital extensor muscle and tendon joint and distal end of lateral digital extensor tendon before it joins the tendon of long extensor (Fig.

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