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Prime mover (agonist)
Muscle that bears the major responsibility for effecting a particular movement.
Muscle that bears the major responsibility for effecting a particular movement: a prime mover
Muscle that aids the action of a prime mover by effecting the same movement or by stabilizing joints across which the prime mover acts, preventing undesirable movements, or hormone that amplifies the effect of another hormone at a target cell.
Muscle that immobilizes one or more bones, allowing other muscles to act from a stable base.
the advantage gained by the use of a mechanism in transmitting force; specifically: the ratio of the force that performs the useful work of a machine to the force that is applied to the machine
a measure of the force amplification achieved by using a tool, mechanical device or machine system.
A lever in which the force arm is longer than the work-producing arm; thus the work produced is always greater than the energy used, with a resultant high efficiency.
A lever in which the axis is at one end, the load at the other end, and the effort is exerted in between, as in a treadle.
a muscular pain, cramping, or stiffness especially of the quadriceps that results from a strain or bruise
an instrument that converts the electrical activity associated with functioning skeletal muscle into a visual record or into sound and has been used to diagnose neuromuscular disorders and in biofeedback training
painful injury to and inflammation of the tibial and toe extensor muscles or their fasciae that is caused by repeated minimal traumas(running on a hard surface)
inflammation and pain over the outer side of the elbow involving the lateral epicondyle of the humerus and usually resulting from excessive strain on and twisting of the forearm
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