Shoulder Anatomy

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Anonymous
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Shoulder Anatomy
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2011-11-28 17:20:57
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shoulder anatomy kinesiology
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Joints, muscles, bones, and nerves of the shoulder/upper extremity
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  1. What three joints make up the shoulder?
    • - Sternoclavicular joint
    • - Acromioclavicular joint
    • - Glenohumeral joint
  2. What is the pectoral girdle?
    The articulation between the trunk and arm.

    It includes the scapula and clavicle
  3. What structures make up the sternum?
    • - Sternal Notch
    • - Manubrium
    • - Body
    • - Xiphoid Process
  4. Sternoclavicular Joint
    - A saddle joint (triaxial)

    - Located between the sternum (manubrium) and the medial head of the clavicle

    - The only direct connection of upper limb to axial skeleton

    - Has articular disc
  5. Acromioclavicular Joint
    - Plane synovial joint (nonaxial)

    - Has articular disc

    - Fibrous capsule with synovial membrane

    • - Ligaments:
    • - Superior & Inferior Acromioclavicular Ligaments
    • - Coracoclavicular Ligament
    • - Coracoacromial Ligament

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