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supination

[‚sü·pə′nā·shən]
(anatomy)
Turning the palm upward.
Inversion of the foot.
(control systems)
The orientation and motion of a robot component with its front or unprotected side facing upward and exposed.
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The most common method of reducing these injuries is to supinate the wrist and flex the elbow.
This may indicate the foot is less stable, and tends to supinate when landing on a softer surface with less rigidity.
The whole foot may pronate in (eversion, valgus position), or supinate out (inversion, varus position).
Intramuscular electrode placement was verified by observing EMG activity during manual muscle tests in which the subject attempted to (1) flex the elbow against resistance with the forearm fully pronated, then with the forearm fully supinated, and (2) supinate the forearm against resistance with the elbow flexed slightly.
The exam maneuver is performed by having the patient actively flex the elbow to 90[degrees] and fully supinate the forearm, and with a normal test, the examiner should be able to insert the index finger about 1cm deep to a cord like structure in the antecubital fossa, approached from the lateral side to avoid false positives from the intact lacertus aponeurosis.
At 4 weeks posttransplant, Patient 4 could supinate (Figure 8) and pronate (Figure 9) the hand and, with support, pick up light objects with the thumb and forefinger (Figure 10).
Forward elevation of 40[degrees], no external rotation and inability to completely supinate the forearm were also identified.
Subject 1 is unable to pronate or supinate; therefore, getting food into her mouth is a challenge, particularly finger foods.
The outer edge of the sole ages a lot quicker than the rest of the shoe: "This would suggest that the wearer "supinates", which is quite common in adults, but not as detrimental to health as pronation (walking inwards).
Inside the bursa, which is self-contained like a deflated balloon, is a small amount of fluid allowing the skin to move over the elbow as it flexes, extends, pronates and supinates.
A five-second penalty is added every time the participant supinates or touches the board and a 10-second penalty is added if the participant drops a peg.