flexor muscle


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flexor muscle

[TA]
muscle producing flexion, that is, a movement that bends or decreases the angle of joints.
Synonym(s): musculus flexor [TA]
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Mechanisms of injury to the iliopsoas may be due to sudden contraction of the hip flexor muscles while the hip is in a stretched position or during sprinting or kicking activities with the hip extended and stretched above its flexible limit.
Passive versus active stretching of hip flexor muscles in subjects with limited hip extension: A randomized clinical trial.
Salsich G, Brown M, Mueller MJ: Relationships between plantar flexor muscle stiffness, strength, and range of motion in subjects with diabetes peripheral neuropathy compared to age matched controls.
FLEX] is the force in the flexor muscles not included in the finger model, [W.
This might be the strategy of knee flexor muscles during landing in various directions.
They discovered that, while both legs of each uninjured runner had very similar hip muscle strength, among the injured runners, the injured side's hip abductor and flexor muscle groups were significantly weaker than the uninjured side.
In many FMS studies, knee extensor and flexor muscle performance have been evaluated and compared with control groups.
Hip flexor muscle stretches were performed from a kneeling position, with one knee up and another knee on the ground.
O'Dowd revealed that captain Kevin Reilly had torn a hip flexor muscle in the defeat to Dublin and was "never an option" to play at the weekend.
INTRODUCTION: The Flexor pollicis longus (FPL) is the long flexor muscle of the thumb.
Figure 2 was presented as an illustration of the simultaneously collected sEMG signal from the forearm flexor muscle (upper trace) and the acceleration signal (lower trace) during a rough road trial.

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