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Merrill Chpt 3

Body Movement Part 5

Define Tilt Movement of a part so that the sagittal (longitudinal)plane is angled so it's not parallel with long axis of body
Define Rotate/Rotation To turn around an axis
Define Flexion Bending movement of a joint whereby the angle between contiguous bones is diminished
Define Pronate/Pronation To turn the forearm so that the palm of hand faces backward
Define Eversion/Evert Movement of foot when it's turned outward at the ankle joint
Define Supinate/Supination To turn the forearm so that the palm of hand faces forward
Define Deviation A turning away from the regular standard or course
Extension Straightening of a joint
Inversion/Invert Movement of the foot when it's turned inward at the ankle joint
Abduction/Abduct Movement of a part away from the central axis of body/part
Adduction/Adduct Movement of a part toward the central axis of body/part
Hyperflexion Forced or excessive flexion of a joint or part
Circumduction Circular movement of a limb
Hyperextension Forced or excessive straightening of a joint/part
Dorsiflexion Flexion of the foot toward the leg
Created by: swisscheese