extensor muscle

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Noun1.extensor muscle - a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body partextensor muscle - a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
musculus quadriceps femoris, quadriceps, quadriceps femoris, quad - a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
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It has an extremely wide flank-membrane, stretching from the corners of the jaw to the tail, and including the limbs and the elongated fingers: the flank membrane is, also, furnished with an extensor muscle.
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.
2) Cervical postural disorders may cause increased extensor muscle activity with detrimental strain of neck muscles.
low knee extensor muscle strength group were tested by %2 tests for categorical variables and t-tests for continuous variables.
2010) demonstrate 5-minute WBV training facilitates knee extensor muscle twitch peak force by 12.
For example, limited knee power absorption can be attributed to limited eccentric knee extensor muscle function and greater pelvic rotation is most likely a compensation for excessive knee flexion during initial contact.
Knee Flexor and Extensor Muscle Strength; A computerized isokinetic dynamometer (Cybex Human Norm Testing & Rehabilitation System, CSMI Medical Solutions, Massachusetts, USA) was used for the testing procedures.
Tennis elbow tends to cause pain over the extensor muscle origin whereas the PIN is tender about 3 cm distal to this.
Adaptations in muscular activation of the knee extensor muscle with strength training in young and older adults.
The increase of 4 Nm in knee extensor muscle strength, which is marginally significant, may have contributed to the improvement in mobility.

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