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chain

A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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Andy Baxter is a Medical Exercise Specialist, world champion master's rower, and the designer of SciFit's new lateral trainer, the Side Step, which adheres to his philosophy of staying closed chain, compound, and bidirectional, while enhancing lateral strength and stability.
The positions of the remaining DOFs were calculated such that the closed chain between the feet was not broken.
There is little research concerning the timing of activation of VMO and VL during the combination of closed chain activity and an unstable surface.
Closed chain length varies between 525 and 1900 mm and can hold between 40 and 90 small mold blocks.
The fossae are palpable both in open and closed chain, thus subtalar neutral can serve as a liaison between these two states of ground-reactivity.