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Movement of the limbs away from the midline of the body parallel to the ground.
Movement of the limbs towards the midline of the body parallel to the ground.
Toes to nose
bends the foot downward at the ankle
Side bending left or right
Lying face down
lying face up
Inversion of foot
Foot rolls in
Circular movement - shoulder and hip
Axis in Sagittarius plane
Transverse or frontal axis
Axis in Frontal plane
Axis in transverse plane
Soft tissue models along lines of stress. Soft tissue rebuilds randomly - not in same direction as muscle fibers- becomes roadblock preventing muscles from moving properly
Every muscle that makes a movement must cross a ....
In shoulder what are agonist/antagonist
Delta and lats
In hips agonist and antagonist are?
Gluten and hip flexors
Agonist and antagonist of the knee are?
Hams and quads
Agonist and antagonist of ankle are?
Gastroc/soleus and tibialis anterior
Agonist and antagonist of spine
Erector spinal and recurs abdominus
When agonist contracts, antagonist relaxes (lengthens)
Closer to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
Toward the midline of the body
sliding filament theory
the concept that a sarcomere shortens as the thick and thin filaments slide past one another
Attach muscle to bone , move the bone or structure
Attaches bone to bone, holds structure together, keeps stable, often reinforce joints
strong connective tissue that supports the body and is softer and more flexible than bone, soft gel like padding between bones to protect joints and facilitate movement
Protect muscle from over stretching, senses muscle length
Golgi tendon organ
Senses change in muscle tension, located in tendons that attach muscle to bone
Eversion of foot
Foot rolls out
Principles of Body Mechanics Vocabulary
Kinesiology Exam 1
NASM - Chapter 1
NASM QUIZ: Module 1