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Kinesiology Planes of Motion/Axes of Rotation

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Sagittal (Anteroposterior or AP)
Divides the body into right and left halves
AOR: Frontal
Description of AOR: Runs medial/lateral
Common Movements: Flexion, extension
Fontal (coronal or lateral)
Divides the body into anterior and posterior halves
AOR: Sagittal
Description of AOR: Runs anterior/posterior
Common Movements: Abduction, adduction
Transverse (axial, horizontal)
Divides the body into superior and inferior halves
AOR: Vertical
Description of AOR: Runs superior/inferior
Common Movements: internal/external rotation
Axial
Cephalic (head), Cervical (neck), Trunk
Appendicular
upper and lower limbs