dorsiflex

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dorsiflex

(ˈdɔːsɪˌflɛks)
vb (tr)
to bend towards the back or dorsal
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This suggests that DFROM was increased by MOS by a SS-like effect on the plantar flexor MTU by dorsiflexing the ankle into the final ROM, similar to SS.
(19) The TA has been previously acknowledged as a stabilizing muscle during demiand grand-plie, given its major role in dorsiflexing the ankle.
A recent low back injury may have hindered participants from sitting comfortably and dorsiflexing the ankle in one of the required positions, ie.
Measures that can be taken to relieve leg cramps include stretching the muscle by dorsiflexing the foot upward towards the body and wrapping a warm, moist towel around the leg muscle.
Muscle shear modulus was measured under isometric contraction when the subject resisted ankle plantar-flexing and dorsiflexing moments, of which the directions of applied moments were opposite.
Grasp the patients heel and apply traction to it, dorsiflexing the ankle.
The purpose of this study was to determine the contribution of an active dorsiflexing prosthesis, the ProprioFoot (Ossur; Reykjavik, Iceland), to MTC and the likelihood of tripping by people with transtibial amputation (TTA).