Forces Transmitted Along Human Flexor Tendons During Passive and Active Movements of the Fingers

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E. S. POWELL

2004

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  • A. TRAIL Journal of Hand Surgery200429:4, 386-389
  • Download article citation data for: Forces Transmitted Along Human Flexor Tendons During Passive and Active Movements of the Fingers
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