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extensor

Anatomy any muscle that stretches or extends an arm, leg, or other bodily part
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While significant changes were observed in the extensor muscle strength, pain, proprioception, LKS, and IKDC-2000 scores in the TC group, there was a change only in LKS and IKDC-2000 scores in the control group.
Considering the fact that shoulder and elbow joints provide a large movement area for functional hand movements besides the positioning and movement of the upper extremity in space, we think that shoulder and elbow joint muscle strength apart from flexor and extensor muscles of the hand can affect functional activities in patients with lateral epicondylitis.
Another purpose of our study was to disclaim the negative correlation between knee extension angles and isokinetic extensor muscle strength.
Additionally, increase in leg extensor muscle strength is in line with the studies of Dodd and Taylor et al., Gutierrez et al.
In the daily work of rural workers, the low back extensor muscles participate in a large number of actions.
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).
In the same study, Lang and coworkers [3] also observed a concomitant increase of both the femoral neck bone and the hip extensor muscle strength during squat/deadlift exercise, which is in agreement with the high potential of the hip extensor muscles for loading the neck cortex found in the present study.
Lowe discussed and deals about The effects of gender, handle diameter (25-50 mm), and handle orientation (horizontal and vertical) on the perceived comfort, torque, total finger force, and efficiency of flexor and extensor muscle activity were examined in a maximum torque task.
Leg extensor muscle power is an independent determinant of pain and quality of life in knee osteoarthritis, according to a cross-sectional analysis of data from a trial.
On examination, it displayed bilateral exaggeration of the pelvic limb reflexes with extensor muscle rigidity, intact superficial pain response, and positive withdrawal reflexes.
In an 89-year-old male cadaver, the El muscle with a double tendon to the second and third digits was found bilaterally within the deep layer of the extensor muscle compartment of the forearm (Figure 1A).

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