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extensor

Anatomy any muscle that stretches or extends an arm, leg, or other bodily part
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3 Note: Activation levels are reported as a percentage of maximum voluntary contraction of the finger extensors (wrist extensors in parentheses where reported separately).
This exercise strengthens the back extensors, hamstrings, gluteals, scapular stabilizers (1) and core abdominal muscles.
This brief outline of the innervation of this major muscle series shows that although the slow extensors in each segment are controlled by bilateral pairs of only six motor neurons, the flexibility inherent in their properties and patterns of innervation together with the trick of peripheral inhibition provide the same sort of flexibility available to multi-neuronal vertebrate equivalents.
The main reason for this residual difference was that performance in FAT involved knee extensors and flexors muscles of the dominant leg, when performance in WAnT involved ankle, knee and hip extensors and flexors of both legs.
If the hips are coupled by the VCHM during single stance, then the stimulation PW and frequency of the stance limb hip extensors are maximally increased.
2001) investigated the effects of exercises on the lumbar extensors in patients with chronic low back pain and reported that the exercises are affective on pain, range of motion, spinal condition and back extensors' strength with significant improvements.
We detected no differences between the groups in terms of the fatigue indexes of the wrist flexors and extensors.
Spine-like, brown lesions are seen over the whole body, being more prominent on the extensors.
The purpose was to investigate the effects of different agonist and antagonist stretching arrangements of hip flexors and extensors on hip SROM and DROM in trained male subjects.
Delextrat and Cohen (2) submitted elite and amateur basketball players to vertical jump, maximal strength in bench press, agility "T" test, and isokinetic evaluation of knee extensors torque.