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m. tibialis anterior

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plantar flexion

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Plantar extension.

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Q: What is the antagonist of plantarflexion?
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An antagonist to the gastrocnemius is the?

tibialis anterior muscle. It is located in the front of the lower leg and performs dorsiflexion of the foot, which is the opposite movement of the plantarflexion action of the gastrocnemius muscle.


What is the prime mover if ankle plantarflexion?

gastrocnemius


What is the muscle group that produces plantarflexion at the end of the stance phase?

Triceps Surae


Is it true that dorsiflexion and plantarflexion refer to movements of the ankle that change the position of the foot?

Yes.


What muscles act in plantar flexion?

popliteus is not involved in plantarflexion...its involved in leg flexion


When you bend your elbow what is the triceps muscle acting as in relation acting as in relation to the biceps muscle?

antagonist


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If antagonist did not want to harm protagonist, he wouldn't be antagonist. His opposition to protagonist is what makes him antagonist.


What two joints does the gastrocenimicis act on?

The knee joint (flexion, movement of the leg) and the ankle joint (plantarflexion, movement of the foot)


What is plantarflexion of the foot?

Plantarflexion is a movement of the foot at the ankle joint downwards - ie. the whole foot is pointed downwards. Imagine standing up then raising yourself onto tip-toes and flexing the foot as far as it will go to stand as tall as you can. In this position your foot is plantarflexed. This is the opposite of dorsiflexion where the foot is pulled 'upwards'.


What is a bad guy in a story called?

Antagonist or villain.


Who is the antagonist in Fences?

Cory is the antagonist.


Who is the antagonist of Flipped?

Bryce is the antagonist.