Anatomy&Physiology Muscle Movement Terminolgy

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Anatomy&Physiology Muscle Movement Terminolgy
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2013-02-22 19:14:54
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muscle movement terms
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  1. Bending movement,decreases the angle between bones w/in the sagittal plane
    Flexion
  2. Opposite of flexion; involves increasing the angle between bones w/in the sagittal plane
    Extension
  3. toes up, raising foot upwards towards shin
    Dorsiflexion
  4. toes down; pointing the foot downwards
    Plantarflexion
  5. extension beyond the normal stopping position
    • hyperextension/hyperflexion
    • together they are referred to as a whiplash injury
  6. turning a bone around its own long axis
    rotation
  7. rotating the forearm from a palms forward (anterior) position to a palms backwards (posterior) position
    pronation
  8. rotating the forearm from a palms backward (posterior) position to a palms forward (anterior) position
    Supination
  9. moving a limb so that the distal end of that limb draws a circle
    circumduction
  10. movement of a limb away from the midline of the body w/in the coronal plane
    abduction
  11. movement of a limbs towards the midline of the body w/in the coronal plane
    abbduction
  12. turning the sole of the foot medially
    inversion
  13. turning the sole of the foot laterally
    eversion
  14. movement of a body part in an anterior direction
    protraction
  15. movement of a body part in a posterior direction
    retraction
  16. movement of a body part superiorly
    elevation
  17. movement of a body part inferiorly
    depression
  18. touching the thumb to the tips of the fingers on the same hand
    opposition

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