Joint Movement

  1. Bending parts @ the joints that the parts come closer together
    Flexion
  2. straightening parts @ joints that the parts are father apart
    Extension
  3. Bending @ the ankle so that the foot is closer to the chin
    Dorsiflexiom
  4. Bending the ankle so that the foot is pointed
    Plantar flexion
  5. Extending the psrt beyond the anatomical position
    Hyperextension
  6. Moving the part away from the midline
    Abduction
  7. Moving the part toward from the midline
    Adduction
  8. Moving the part around an axis
    Rotation
  9. Moving the part so that the end follows a circular path
    Circumduction
  10. Turning the hand so that the palm is downward or facing posteriorly
    Pronation
  11. Turning the hand so that the palm is upward or facing anteriorly
    Supination
  12. Turing the foot so the planter surface faces laterally (outward)
    Eversion
  13. Turing the foot so the planter surface faces medially (inward)
    Inversion
  14. Moving a part backward
    Retraction
  15. Moving a part foward
    Protraction
  16. Raising a part
    Elevation
  17. Lowering a part
    Depression
Author
Di
ID
188552
Card Set
Joint Movement
Description
Anatomy
Updated