specialmovements.txt

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anjira
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specialmovements.txt
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2012-07-07 04:28:44
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Special movements
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  1. Circumduction
    Circular movements of body parts combining flexion, extension, abduction, and adduction
  2. Supination
    Rotation of the forearm so that the palm of the hand faces forward
  3. Pronation
    Rotation of the forearms that the palm of the hand faces backward
  4. Eversion
    Turning the sole of the foot outward
  5. Inversion
    Turning the sole of the foot inward
  6. Plantar flexion
    • Turning the sole of the foot away from the shin
    • Flexion of the ankle joint
  7. Dorsi flexion
    • Moving the foot toward the shin
    • Extension of the ankle joint
  8. Elevation
    Upward movement of a body part
  9. Depression
    Downward movement of a body part
  10. Protraction
    Forward movement of a body part
  11. Retraction
    Backward movement of a body part
  12. Opposition
    Movement of the thumb to touch the the finger tips

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