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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/ies-171139
  • Title of Journal : ISOKINETICS AND EXERCISE SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.243-247

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.