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movement away from body
movement of a limb toward center of the body
muscular in coordination, esp. when attempt at voluntary movement is attempted
Base of Support
Weight bearing surface of the body: e.g. in standing=the feet
Pertaining to two sides of the body as in both arms or both legs
Angling of the heel of the foot inward, which increases the arch of the foot
Angling of the foot inward, thereby increasing or heightening the arch of the foot
Pertaining to the neck
The trunk-mostly the abdomen and back
Farthest from the center, from midline or from trunk
Pertaining to vital forces or inherent power : refers to the body in motion: opposite of stationary.
A straightening or backward movement of the spine or limbs
An outward turning away of the limb away from the body
A bending or forward movement of the spine or limbs
Angling of the knees inward, as in "knock kneed"
Angling of the knees in ward as in "bow legged"
Refers to movement of large muscle groups
Muscle group on back of the thigh that can bend and flex the knee and straighten and extend the hip
Excessive movement in the direction of extension
movement beyond normal range of motion
Muscle tone higher than normal: resistance to passive movement. In extreme form-spasticity
Mucle tone floppy: Less than normal tone
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