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dead arm

n
(Physiology) informal temporary loss of sensation in the arm, caused by a blow to a muscle
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* Decline in sports performance, such as decrease in shoulder power, reduced range of motion or "dead arm" sensation.
"It was essentially dead arm at a new level," Snelten said.
Still feeling the effects of an awkward shot in the opening round, the defending Honda Classic champion said he was dealing with "a dead arm" Friday as he battled his way through a topsy-turvy 4-over 74 in the second round at PGA National.
"I've been going through a little bit of a dead arm phase," Matz said after the game in which he produced the worst start of his career. "I'm trying to work through it.
A woman claims she saw a "dead arm" sticking out of a blue barrel in the back of a stolen utility truck when a man thought to be Sikorsky pointed a shotgun at her.
"If I'm going through a dead arm thing where it's kind of hard to feel what pitches I have and where they are going."
Peralta has been dealing with what he described as a ''dead arm.'' Manager Don Mattingly says Puig is disappointed ''because he thinks he's going to be ready to play in four to five days.
As for Lester, 31, whom the Cubs signed to a six-year, $155 million contract in December, there will be plenty of chances to redeem himself after coping with a "dead arm" two and a half weeks ago.
While the hand injury he sustained in the Series healed in the off-season, more worrisome to Smoky Joe, his teammates, and the Red Sox faithful was the dead arm that plagued him throughout the Series and, indeed, for the rest of his career.
"I thought I had a dead arm. I didn't want to go off obviously, so I stayed on and played through for about 50 odd minutes.