Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
137 registered (accordeur, ando, agraffe, andyvn579, alerique, 36251, 41 invisible), 1779 Guests and 11 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#1207869 - 05/29/09 04:57 AM Here's what strength is all about
keyboardklutz Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/21/07
Posts: 10856
Loc: London, UK (though if it's Aug...
The 'pulley' ligaments (annular ligaments) are what get stressed in playing. Have you ever considered why the tendons don't just rip out of your hand? Because that's what pulling on them (flexing) makes them want to do, like pulling on a washing line. Interestingly, the picture is from here: http://www.urbanclimbermag.com/.
_________________________
snobbyish, yet maybe helpful.
http://keyboardclass.blogspot.com/


Top
Piano & Music Gifts & Accessories (570)
Piano accessories and music gift items
#1207952 - 05/29/09 09:36 AM Re: Here's what strength is all about [Re: keyboardklutz]
Morodiene Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/06/07
Posts: 13541
Loc: Boynton Beach, FL
I always marveled at rock climbers! Their whole body dangling from their fingers. I went to a museum display where they had taken donated bodies and "plasticized" them so that you could actually see these things inside of us on a real body. It was fascinating. The thing that surprised me the most about the finger was that the tendons in the tip of the finger would pass through another flexor tendon attached at the 2nd joint of the finger. This also prevents the first flexor from "detaching" from the bone when contracted.

http://faculty.washington.edu/alexbert/MEDEX/Winter/ch260fg6.jpg
_________________________
private piano/voice teacher FT



Top
#1207955 - 05/29/09 09:43 AM Re: Here's what strength is all about [Re: Morodiene]
sotto voce Offline
6000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/15/06
Posts: 6163
Loc: Briarcliff Manor, NY, USA
Is all our strength located solely in the index finger of the left hand, then?

smile

Steven

Top

Moderator:  Brendan, Kreisler 
What's Hot!!
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
(ad 125) Sweetwater $5700 Giveaway
Sweetwater Giveaway
(ad) Yamaha CP Stage Pianos
Yamaha CP Stage Pianos - Learn More
(ad) Summer Keys
Summer Keys, a Music Adventure in Lubec, Maine
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
PianoDisc
Ad (the Piano Store)
the Piano Store - Restored Steinway Pianos
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Headphones for Digital Piano
by moderhuske
17 minutes 56 seconds ago
Thumbs up for Microsoft Surface Pro
by Giin
Today at 11:20 AM
Help with a new piano
by Inefable
Today at 10:41 AM
Finding Denes Varjon
by Hank M
Today at 07:46 AM
playing minuets
by iamanders
Today at 05:38 AM
Forum Stats
82,579 Registered Members
44 Forums
170,469 Topics
2,494,964 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission