The radial-ulnar joint has two movements:
Supination & Pronation.
In supination, the forearm rotates so that the
palm of the hand is turned upward.
In pronation, the forearm rotates so that the palm
of the hand is turned downward.
In athletics, the pronation movement is more
important, but one must also keep the opposing muscles balances.
Therefore both muscle groups have to be conditioned equally.
Supination and pronation strengthening exercises can be done separately or
together as one exercise.
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