All parts of an object move through the same angle at the same time in the same direction. NOT the same distance.
The "primary mover". Causes primary movement or action of a joint to occur.
Contraction where no movement occurs. (Clenching)
Assists prime mover (agonist) to move a joint.
An object moves in one direction and at the same distance at the same time.
The study of body function.
Prevents tendons from being torn by inhibiting excessive tension and prevents overstretching.
Passive ROM, Active ROM, Active Resistive ROM
3 types of ROM.
Extension of the elbow is considered concentric or eccentric?
First Class Lever
(Balance) Axis located between Force and Resistance.
Second Class Lever
(Power) Axis at one end, Resistance in the middle then Force at the other end.
Third Class Lever
(ROM) Axis at one end, Force in the middle and Resistance at other end.
What a plumb line is used for in postural assessment.
Developed when body has been required to adapt to trauma or repetitive use patterns. (Restores homeostasis).
Contraindications for ROM
Acute inflammation, acute strains, acute ligament tears/strains, recent dislocations or fractures, and gout.