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resisted movement


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A particular movement attempted by using the appropriate muscle actions, but which is resisted by someone or something blocking it. Thus, a resisted movement involves a static muscle action and no movement of a joint. Resisted movements are used in the diagnosis of sports injuries to test for muscle or tendon damage.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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