Terms of Movements

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Terms of Movements
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2011-11-30 23:00:34
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Terms of Muscle Movements
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  1. Abduction
    stand with both feet together. Without bending your knees, move your right leg laterally until the foot is about 12" off the floor
  2. adduction
    without beding the knee, move your right leg medially, placing both feet together on the floor
  3. supination
    bed your elbows. without beding your wrists, turn the palsm of your hands so they face superieriorly, remaining parallel
  4. pronation
    keeping your elbows bent, turn the palsm of your hands so they face inferiorly, remaining parallel to the floor
  5. flexion
    bed your neck anteriorly, moving your chin inferiorly until it meets resistance
  6. extension
    elevate your chin until you are looking straight ahead
  7. hyperextension
    bend your neck posteriorly until you meet resistance
  8. rotation
    slowly turn your head to the right, then to the left, keeping your head perpendicular to your shoulders
  9. internal rotation
    keeping your elbows and fingers straight, extend your lefft arm to the side until it is parallel to the floor. Bend your elbow, allowing your forearm to hang, remaining perpendicular to the floor
  10. external rotation
    keeping your left upper arm laterally extended and parallel to the floor, swing your left forearm, which is perpendicular to the floor, anteriorly and superiorly until your hand points toward the ceiling
  11. circumduction
    extend your left arm laterally, keeping the elbow straight. Move your arm, first in a clockwise motion, then counterclovkwise
  12. plantar flexion
    bed your right foot interiorly until the toes are pointing toward the floor
  13. dorsiflexion
    place your right heel on the floor. Lift the toes and instep the floor
  14. inversiom
    place your right foot on the floor. Lift the medial edge of your foot so your weight is redistributed along its lateral edge
  15. eversion
    place your right foot on the floor. Lift the lateral edge of your foot so your weight is redistributed along its medial edge

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