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pronate

[′prō‚nāt]
(anatomy)
To turn the forearm so that the palm of the hand is down or toward the back.
To turn the sole of the foot outward with the lateral margin of the foot elevated; to evert.
(control systems)
To orient a robot toward a position in which the back or protected side of a manipulator faces up and is exposed.
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He could contract this muscle without changing the position of his wrist and thus could place his fingers around an object such as the fork in the pronated forearm position and fire his ECRB muscle without causing subsequent movement of his fingers.
At midstance, if the subtalar joint is pronated the foot will be unstable and ill prepared for propulsion.
A fourth sensor was placed on the extensor carpi radialis longus muscle as the examiner, with the forearm pronated, asked the participant to make a fist and squeeze.
An example is the case of a two-year-old who is pronated (see Directions, Please sidebar above) and has extreme extensor tone, preventing even a standing position.
Sub-talar-joint neutral is the position of the ankle joint in which the foot is in its "ideal" position (the sub-talar joint is neither pronated nor supinated).
Physiological factors can cause the foot to enter the pronated phase of your gait too early, or stay in it too long.
Push (push): The participant grasps a handle with his or her forearm pronated and pushes the handle away from the body at waist level, using muscles in the hand, forearm, and upper arm.
However, we need to keep in mind that movement toward the ulna is a medial movement whether pronated or supinated.
Typing aids are operated with hands in a pronated (palms-down) or neutral position.
Athletes, like older people, may be prone to heel pain, especially if they also have excessively pronated feet or other biomechanical problems.
Hosted by 1993 French Open doubles champions, Luke and Murphy Jensen, the show features the LOGIX racket's 20-degree pronated handle.
When the forearm was pronated, the radial nerve moved closer to the plate by a distance of 0-3 mm.