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Circular movement of a limb that delineates an arc or describes a cone.
Bending movement that results in a decrease of the angle in a joint by bringing bones together, usually in a sagittal plane.
Forward movement of the shoulder girdle in the horizontal plane away from the spine.
The study of the principles of anatomy, physiology and mechanics in relation to human movement
Divides the body into anterior and posterior halves.
Divides the body into right and left halves
Divides the body into superior and inferior halves
What is bone composed of
Calcium, collagen and water
Protection, support, movement, storage, hemopoiesis
Instrument used to measure range of motion
Diary gradual Joints
Ball and socket, gliding, hinge, saddle, pivot, screw
How are muscles named
Shape, size, location, action, points of attachments, direction of its fibers, number of divisions
Causing movement against gravity or resistance and are described as positive contractions
The muscle lengthening under active tension and occur when the muscle gradually lessens in tension to control the descent of the resistance
Occurs when tension is developed within the muscle but the joint angles remain constant
Located on the opposite side of the joint from the agonist and work in cooperation with agonist muscles
When contracting concentrically, cause joint motion through a specified plane of motion.
Initiate rapid contraction of stretched muscle. Inhibit development of tension in antagonist muscles
Golgi tendon organs
Inhibit development of tension in stretched muscles. Intimate development of tension in antagonist muscles