Why cant the index finger and pinky-

Discussion in 'Human Science' started by grimace, Nov 21, 2007.

  1. draqon Banned Banned

    mm. lumbricales is the muscle responsible for this
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  3. Neildo Gone Registered Senior Member

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  5. Frud11 Banned Banned

    That video shows something you could only do if some tendons were severed, or stretched a fair bit. I could get my ring finger about 2mm off the desk with my thumb & 1st spread, my 2nd with the 1st 'knuckle' flat on the desktop, but not with the 2nd, like it shows; physically impossible. I can move all my fingers (on each hand) independently, in any pattern (arpeggio), and repeat it ad nauseam, or change it, and back, and so on; it's called practising. WIth an s.
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  7. John99 Banned Banned

    That is why I...never mind. I have been studying pro guitar players and noticed that all, from what i have seen and for the mot part, move the two together.

    The grip and movement are different for guitar and violin, the violin player movement is closer to a trumpet player. I am referring to a different movement and bending at the knuckle.

    I think that just the name is the same.
  8. sly1 Heartless Registered Senior Member

    because the length of tendons, in comparison to the ROM of your finger.

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