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Notes #15

Movements of the Muscles

flexion decreases the angle between 2 bones
extension increases the angle between 2 bones
abduction moving away from the body's midline
adduction moving towards the body's midline
pronation rotating the forearm so that palm/body is facing towards the ground
supination rotating the forearm so that the palm/body is facing up (holding the soup)
inversion turning the sole of the foot inward towards the midline
eversion turning the sole of the foot towards the outside or away from the midline
dorsiflex pointing the toes up towards the shin
plantar flex pointing toes down towards the floor
Created by: ab1744