Musculoskeletal System: Body Movements

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Musculoskeletal System: Body Movements
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2011-06-19 00:07:42
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  1. flexion
    bending at the joint so that the angle between the bones is decreased
  2. extension
    straightening at the joint so that the angle between the bones is increased
  3. abduction
    movement away from the body
  4. adduction
    movement toward the body
  5. rotation
    circular movement around an axis
  6. eversion
    turning outward
  7. inversion
    turning inward
  8. supination
    turning upward or forward of the palmar surface or plantar surface
  9. pronation
    turning downward or backward of the palmar surface or plantar surface
  10. dorsiflexion
    bending of the foot or the toes upward
  11. plantar flexion
    bending of the sole of the foot by curling the toes toward the ground
  12. range of motion (ROM)
    total motion possible in a joint, described by the terms related to body movements
  13. goniometer
    instrument used to measue joint angles

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