flexion

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flexion

[′flek·shən]
(biology)
Act of bending, especially of a joint.
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The submaximal elbow flexion elicited neuromuscular activity up to 95% of the maximum RMS value during the phase 3 of the concentric contraction for the IDC and DBC protocols.
Intuitive combinations include elbow flexion with hand closed or elbow extension with hand open.
Elbow flexion contractions were performed with a dumbbell at a contraction intensity of 20% of the 1RM.
Elbow flexion improved from 89[degrees] to 127[degrees].
She also required rubber-band assistance for elbow flexion when her hand was close to her mouth.
2002a) recently reported significant sex differences in isokinetic elbow flexion per mCSA in 9/10 y old and 16/17 y old.
Fleisig proposed that increased elbow flexion during the arm cocking and acceleration phases would be associated with an increase in kinetics, but his research did not bear out this finding (Fleisig and Escamilla, 1996).
Morrey and coworkers (12) showed that maximal force transmission through the radial head to the capitellum occurs at 0 to 30 degrees of elbow flexion.
The test was evaluated in 75 patients with anterior dislocations by externally rotating the shoulder to the apprehension position, then having the patient perform resisted elbow flexion, and assessing for a change in apprehension.
1) Participants were assessed on their maximum muscular strength at the beginning of the study, prior to supplementation and following 3 sets of 15 repetitions of the elbow flexion exercise.
Proximal transfer (tensioning) of the brachioradialis and forearm flexor origins (flexorplasty) is beneficial for restoring elbow flexion power.
1] Participants were assessed on their maximum muscular strength at the beginning of the study, prior to supplementation and following three sets of fifteen repetitions of the elbow flexion exercise.