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Chptr 1 Parts of the Human Body
Terms in this set (14)
What are the 2 major divisions of the human body?
Axial body ad the appendicular body.
Axial body =
head, neck and trunk
Appendicualr body =
upper and lower extremities
upper extremities =
shoulder girdle (scapula and clavicle), arm, forearm and hand
lower extremities =
pelvis (pelvic girdle), thigh, leg and foot
What are the 11 major body PARTS of the human body?
Head, neck, shoulder girdle, arm, forearm, hand, trunk, pelvis, thigh, leg, & foot
What defines a body part?
It can move independantly of another body part next to it.
What is the difference between the thigh and the leg?
Thigh = between hip & knee
Leg = between knee and ankle
What is the difference between the arm and the forearm?
Arm = between the shoulder and elbow
Forearm = between elbow and wrist
What is the difference between the trunk and the pelvis?
Trunk = between head and sacrum
Pelvis = between L5 and thigh
How can movement occur within a body part?
When a body part has 2 parts (2 bones), the body part can sometimes move within itself. Example: forearm can rotate.
What is the difference between true movement and "going along for the ride"?
When you bend your elbow - the forearm is true movement, the hand is going along for the ride.
Name 5 regions of the human body.
carpals, cubitals, face, gluteals, thoracic
What 2 things are stated to describe properly and fully a movement of the body?
1) the name of the body part that is moving
2) The joint where the movement is occurring
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