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Anatomy any muscle that stretches or extends an arm, leg, or other bodily part
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Our previous studies have demonstrated the benefits of the VIKMHNP for ambulation compared with FNS-only systems, namely, the ability to replace the function of eccentric knee extensors to absorb power and restore knee flexion during stance phase [17].
(1-4) Having adequate strength in the lower extremities (eg, knee extensor muscles) is a prerequisite to walking, standing from a chair, and climbing stairs, and is related to an individual's level of independence in performing activities of daily living.
Now extend your wrist by using your wrist extensors to what is termed the "functional" position (as if you were going to pick up a can of soda) and see how much your grip strength is improved once your wrist is placed in the functional position by the wrist extensors.
(3,5,18) It is usually an overuse injury due to repetitive, vigorous contraction of the extensor carpi radialis brevis as with gripping the club too tightly.
Examining the usual balance of these groups, it is most typical for hip flexors and trunk extensors to be tight and anterior abdominal wall and gluteal muscles to be weak.
Obiettivi principali sono il recupero dell'estensione attiva della IFP, il recupero della flessione limitata dal periodo di immobilizzazione a IFP estesa ed infine, ma non meno importante, la lotta all' "Extensor Lag": allungamento cicatriziale caratteristico della riparazione degli estensori.
ECRB, together with the other extensors, provide stability to the wrist in extension and radial deviation.
The mean static and dynamic back extensor muscle endurance level of the participants were 37.64 [+ or -] 14.0 seconds (secs) and 11.43 [+ or -] 3.03 repetitions respectively.
Corresponding ICC values for inter-tester agreement were 0.97 and 0.87 for knee extensors and elbow flexors, respectively (Table 2).
El musculo extensor radial largo del carpo (MERLC) es un musculo fusiforme que se solapa parcialmente con el musculo braquiorradial y que se encuentra localizado en el compartimiento posterior (extensor-supinador) del antebrazo y esta inervado por ramos del nervio radial (NR) (Moore et al., 2013).
In an Indian study 79% in the infantile atopic dermatitis patients had facial involvement, 42% had flexors affected, 52.3% had extensor involvement and 5.7% had both flexors and extensors affected, while in childhood group the corresponding figures were 74.5%, 35.5%, 56.32% and 8.24% respectively.
Muscle strength was graded according to the Medical Research Council scale: neck flexors 4/5, neck extensors 5/5, bilateral shoulder abductors 3−/5, left elbow flexors/extensors 4+/5, right elbow flexors/extensors 4−/5, bilateral hip flexors/extensors 3−/5, bilateral wrist flexors/extensors, knee flexors/extensors, and ankle dorsiflexors/plantar flexors 5−/5.