angular motions

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angular motions
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2011-10-13 09:31:37
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  1. decreases the angles between articulation bones
    flexion
  2. increase the angle between articulating bones
    extension
  3. bending the foot in the direction of the dorsum
    dorsiflexion
  4. bending the foot in the direction of the plantar surface
    plantar flexion
  5. movement of a bone away from the midline
    abduction
  6. movement of a bone toward the midline
    adduction
  7. a combination of flexion-extension and abduction-adduction in succession, in a circle
    circumduction
  8. movement of a bone around its longitudinal axis (medial or lateral)
    rotation
  9. movement of the foreamm in which palm is turned posteriorly or inferiorly.
    pronation
  10. movement of the forearm in which the palm is turned anteiorly or superiorly
    suspination
  11. movement of the foot so that the sole is turned inward
    inversion
  12. movement of the foot so that the sole is turned outward
    eversion
  13. lifting up of a body part
    elevation
  14. opposite of elevation; replacement of body part after elevation
    depression
  15. moving a body part anteriorly in the horizontal plane
    protraction
  16. reverse movemnt of #15
    retraction
  17. is a gliding type of motion
    linear motion
  18. changes the angle between the two parts of the joint (ex. flexion and extension)
    angular motion

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