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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Cervical headache: an investigation of natural head posture and upper cervical flexor muscle performance.
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. Surgery is still possible at some point during the upcoming season, but Adolfo has been cleared to be the designated hitter with high class A Winston-Salem.
The Steindler procedure is a classical reconstruction surgery to restore flexion of the elbow in upper type of brachial plexus injuries in which the origins of the wrist flexor muscle groups are transferred to the proximal direction [1].
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.
Lairmore, "The long accessory flexor muscle: an anatomical study," Foot & Ankle International, vol.
Hip flexor muscle contraction induced the highest tensile strain (986 [mu][epsilon]), averaged across the studied hip flexion angles, in the anterior-lateral neck and the highest compressive strain (-2818 [mu][epsilon]) in the posterior-lateral neck.
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.

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