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KH 3500 Fall 2010 Name: Christopher Steplight Athletic Training & Conditioning Lab Report 12 Lab Time: 11:00am 1. Do you typically have more radial deviation or ulnar deviation and why? Ulnar Deviation; there are more muscles on the radial side prohibiting it from deviating as much. The capsule of the 1 st carpometacarpal joint is on the radial side as well making the area larger with less room to move 2. Lateral Epicondylitis is an overuse of what group of muscles? Extensor Muscles 3. What test would you use to identify carpal tunnel syndrome and how would you perform it? Phalen’s test : athlete places dorsum of hands together to maximally flex wrists. Hold position for 30 sec to 1 minute. Positive test = numbness or tingling = compression of median
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Unformatted text preview: or ulnar nerve (median nerve: changes in thumb, 1 st , 3 rd and lateral half of 5 th fingers) Tinels sign : tap over the carpal tunnel at the wrist. Positive test = numbness or tingling in median nerve distribution = compression of median nerve 4. How would you check to make sure a tape job is not too tight and why is it important? Check the circulation. If its too tight, it could cut the circulation off and then the tape job would be doing more harm than good. 5. What does an elbow valgus stress test assess? Positive test = laxity compared bilaterally = UCL strain...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 2300 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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