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The body is in an erect or standing posture with the arms at the
sides and the palms, head and feet point forward
Movement in which the angle between two bones is decreased sideways
bi lateral flexion or lateral flexion or side bending
A movement away from the center of the body. This term is applied to movements made from the heart, or in the direction of the arterial blood current
A movement toward the center of the body. In relation to massage, the term is applied to movements made in the direction of the blood current in the veins
The moving body moves toward the same direction although the path is a curved line
When a portion of the body is extended beyond the anatomical
position so that the joint angle is greater that 180°
Muscular contraction in which tension is developed but no mechanical work is done. There is no appreciable joint movement and the overall length of the muscle stays the same.
A concentric or eccentric muscular contraction that results in
movement of a joint or body part, as in lifting a weight.
All parts of the moving body move in the same direction as every other part of the body and the path follows a straight line
linear motion or rectilinear
The object acts as a radius and all parts of the moving object rotate in the same angular direction and follow a circular path about a pivot point
rotary motion or angular motion or rotation
All parts of the moving body move toward the same direction
translatory motion or linear motion or translation
occurs when a muscle is contracted and the ends of the muscle move further apart
causes the bone to describe the surface of a bone as it moves. the distal end of the bone describes a circle. it describes a circle with the arms outstretched
happens only at the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb. happens when the thumbpad crosses the palm toward the last pinkie finger
perfomed by moving the ankle to point your foot into the earth or stepping onto a pedal
moves a bone toward the midline of the body at a horizontal level(raising the humerus & bringing it across the chest)
muscles that act to stabilize a body part so that another muscle can act on an adjacent limb or body part
performed by your partner he moves his body while you palpate or observe the movement
pertains only to the axiel skeleton turning your head and neck occurs as a driver turns to check a car coming
possible only at shoulder and hip joints, combination of flexion, extension, adduction and abduction swimming the backstroke is
requires both of you to act, your partner attempts to perform an action against your gentle resistance
the muscle or muscles responsible for stabilizing the non moveable part of a joint so other muscles can contract to produce a certain movement(the shoulder joint being held immobile while the biceps are contracting to flex the
turning the forearm so as to bring the back of the hand forward, palms down(abduction+eversion)
when an action occurs the muscle that is responsible for the opposite action of the agonist?
when discussing the dynamics of the movement of the body the 3 components of motion are
when your client attempts to perform an action against your gentle resistance this is called
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