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What kind of joint is the shoulder?
ball and socket
List movements of the shoulder.
Abduction, flexion, extension, internal rotation, external rotation, scapular plane abduction horizontal adduction, joint capsule
List the bones of the shoulder.
clavicle, scapula, and humerus
How do the shoulder and scapular work in conjunction?
There are ligaments that stabilize the humeral head
List the muscles of the shoulder.
Supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, suscapularis.
What are the rotator cuff?
supports the arm at the shoulder joint
List origins and insertion of the rotator cuff
Insertion - head of humerous
Origin - scapula
List actions of the rotator cuff
Helps to rotate and stabilize the shoulder joint
Why are the muscles named bicep and tricep?
Bicep - two head
Tricep - three heads
What motion does the bicep do at the shoulder? At the elbow?
enables extension and retraction of the forearm
What are the motions of the elbow?
flexion and pronation
List the muscles of the elbow
Biceps brachii, triceps brachii, brachiordialis, anconeus, brachialis, pronator teres
List the ligaments of the elbow.
Glenshumeral, Coraco- Acromial, Coraco - Cavicular,Transverse Humeral
What type of joint is the elbow
List the bones of the elbow.
Humerus, radius, ulna
What is the olecranon?
bony part of the elbow