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Anatomy any muscle that stretches or extends an arm, leg, or other bodily part
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According to the data presented here, BHT exercise can induce a high neuromuscular activity of the hip extensor muscles, especially the gluteus maximus, in comparison with the more traditional exercises.
In the muscle strength measurements of the patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis carried out with HHD, it was found that there was a moderate negative correlation between the shoulder extensor, elbow flexor, elbow supinator, and wrist extensor muscle strengths and LEFS scores (p<0.05, Table 2).
Peak torque and total work of both knee flexors and extensor muscle groups were calculated (18).
The findings showed that home-based RT could increase the strength of leg extensor muscles; however, home-based YT did not significantly affect the said muscles.
The spinal extensor muscles seem to be one of the main agents involved in the early manifestation of low back pain.
In sections on body acupuncture points, ear acupuncture points, and trigger points, they address such aspects as the small intestine channel, points on the auricular lobule according to Chinese nomenclature, projection zones of internal organs according to Nogier, long radial extensor muscles of the wrist, and tensor muscles of the fascia lata.
"Each of its seven joints makes use of the natural operating mechanism of the biceps and triceps-the efficient interplay of flexor and extensor muscles," the company says in its announcement of the BionicCobot.
Considering the aging, a significant increase in the muscle strength of the hip adductors and the knee extensor muscles in elderly is also reported.
He had a chronic osseous avulsion fracture of the lateral epicondyle that had displaced posterolaterally and included the entire insertion of the LCL and extensor muscles to the humerus.
The angular velocity PT values of the extensor muscles at 60[degrees]/second and 180[degrees]/second and the TW values at 180[degrees]/second angular velocity were statistically significantly lower in the AS group than in the control group (p<0.05).
Extensor retinaculum, a fascia that holds the tendons of the carpal extensor muscles was observed in the distal row of the carpal bones.

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