The effect of the palmaris longus muscle on wrist flexion and extension strength


Karahan A. Y., Bakdik S., Ozen K. E., ARSLAN S., Karpuz S., Yilmaz N., ...More

ISOKINETICS AND EXERCISE SCIENCE, vol.25, no.4, pp.243-247, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/ies-171139
  • Journal Name: ISOKINETICS AND EXERCISE SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.243-247
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The palmaris longus (PLM) is a fusiform-shaped muscle that appears in the superficial flexor compartment of the forearm. It has been suggested that PLM is a phylogenetically degenerate metacarpophalangeal joint flexor.