supination


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supination

[‚sü·pə′nā·shən]
(anatomy)
Turning the palm upward.
Inversion of the foot.
(control systems)
The orientation and motion of a robot component with its front or unprotected side facing upward and exposed.
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Diagnosis of biceps tendinopathy is often missed and the diagnostic test is pain on resisted supination of the forearm.
Doing so will help you avoid excessive supination or pronation as you discover your body's natural balance point.
Runners essentially move from supination to pronation to supination again from landing to pushoff.
The severity of the stridor can be affected by body position--that is, it is aggravated by supination and head flexion and is relieved by pronation and head extension.
Two other important movements are pronation (palms-down), provided by the pronator teres, and supination (palms-up), provided by the small, deep supinator on the lateral side of the elbow.
Another condition is supination which means the feet don't roll inwards enough so they don't absorb shocks.
Each individual's running gait can be described as pronation, neutral, or supination.
Pronation and supination can be corrected by wearing specially shaped inserts inside your shoes, called orthotics, that help the feet move with a straight and level gait.
From Bill Block we learned about epee and foil, supination and pronation, thrust and parry, extension and lunge, "En garde
In order to understand the first six primary movements--which involve general postural alignment, shoulder movement, arm rotation, "push strokes" of the forearms, and lateral motion of the arms--it is essential to understand the concepts of pronation and supination which describe the inward or outward directions in which the arms may twist, along with several other definitions offered prior to the first chapter.
Conversely, in supination, the ulna reaches its maximum of ulnar negative variance and palmar translation.
The biceps brachii tendon is vital for flexion and supination of the upper extremity, and spans both the shoulder and elbow joints.