flexor muscle

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Noun1.flexor muscle - a skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a jointflexor muscle - a skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a joint
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
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Last week, promising outfield prospect Micker Adolfo was diagnosed with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and a tear in the flexor muscle.
In this study, a comparison was made before and at third month of anti-TNF-[alpha] treatment for the strength and endurance values of the extensor and flexor muscle groups around the knee in AS patients with axial involvement who had started this treatment because disease activity had not been suppressed by disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs.
Foster said the All Blacks expect captain Kieran Read, who has a hip flexor muscle problem and missed training yesterday, to be fit for the clash with Wales.
Near infrared spectroscopy was used to study the mitochondrial capacity of wrist flexor muscle of one arm while the other arm served as the control.
The Toe Dips exercise targets the deep abdominals or the corset (transversus abdominis) and strengthens the hip flexor muscle (psoas), a muscle that connects from the lower back and inserts into the front of the thigh.
The investigators found no relationship between knee extensor or flexor muscle strength in men and subsequent need for knee replacement surgery.
This report describes a case of a 22-year-old rugby player who complained of pain in the right hip flexor muscle and lower back areas three days after a rugby match in August 2013.
However, within-group comparisons between sides revealed that the lateral flexor muscle group on the less-affected side had greater activity than the more-affected side in the MS group (p = 0.
But the Anfield medical team have assessed the slight tear Sturridge suffered in his hip flexor muscle, and they believe he should be fit to face the Gunners.
defined hip flexor muscle tightness as the inability to achieve full hip extension when in the modified Thomas test position.
AROMA striker Francesco Totti has been ruled out of tomorrow night's Coppa Italia quarter-final trip to Fiorentina after damaging his hip flexor muscle.
The New York Yankees placed relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain on the disabled list yesterday because of a strained flexor muscle.

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