Musculoskeletal System

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Author:
MyMichele25
ID:
106043
Filename:
Musculoskeletal System
Updated:
2011-10-03 13:37:43
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Muscle Action Terms
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Description:
Body movements by muscle action
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  1. Planter Flexion
    lowers the foot ( points the toes)
  2. Dorsiflexion
    elevates the foot
  3. Eversion
    moves the sole of the foot outward
  4. Inversion
    moves the sole of the foot inward
  5. Supination
    turns the palm up
  6. Pronation
    turns the palms down
  7. rotation
    moves a bone around its own axis
  8. Extension
    increases the angle of a joint
  9. Flexion
    decreases the angle of a joint
  10. Abduction
    moves away from the midline
  11. Adduction
    moves closer to the midline

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