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HOSA Sports Medicine

Flexion decreasing angle of a joint (now closed)also bending a body part
Extension opening a joint (increasing) (now open)also straightening a body part
Adduction bringing an extremity, hand or foot, to the body
Abduction taking an extremity, hand or foot, from the body
Lateral away from the midline (side of body)
Medial close to the body ( closer to midline) (middle of body)
Eversion roll the ankle outwards
Inversion roll the ankle inwards
Circumduction circular movement in the hip & shoulder (ball and socket joint)
Pronation palm downwards
Supination palm upwards
Superior high on the body (above)
Inferior low on the body (below)
Anterior front of the body
Posterior back of the body
Dorsal top of the foot/hand
Plantar bottom of the foot/hand
Dorsiflexion upward flexion of the hand or foot (toes off the ground)
Proximal near the point of attachment
Distal distant from the point of attachment
Tendon connects muscle to bone (flexible)
Ligament connects bone to bone (doesn't move)
Sprain Injury to ligaments
Strain Injury to tendons or muscle
Frontal Plane line that divides the back and front
Sagittal Plane line that divides left and right
Supra above
Supine on the back
Prone on the stomach
Deep under the surface
Superficial closer to the surface of the skin
Bilateral both sides
Contralateral opposite sides
transverse plane divides top/bottom
deep further from the surface
ulnar deviation pinky side
radial deviation thumb side
horizontal ABduction arm goes away from body
horizontal ADDuction arm goes close to body
internal rotation arm goes down at a right angle, fingers point down also arm goes in towards body
external rotation arm goes up at a right angle, fingers point up also arm goes away from body
circumduction moving a body part in a circle
how many muscles does the body have? more than 600
Do bones and joints produce movement? No
Thermogenesis Helps the body maintain a normal temperature- Moving your body can make you warmer if you are cold
Agonist muscle responsible for most of the movement
Synergists muscles that help the agonist by stabilizing joints
Antagonist produces movement opposite to agonist. Relaxes when agonist contracts
retraction moving a body part posteriorly
protraction moving a body part anteriorly
elevation lifting a body part; for example, shrugging shoulders
depression lowering a body part; for example, lowering the shoulders
parts of the skeletal system (5) Bones (skeleton), Joints, Cartilages, Ligaments (bone to bone),Tendon (bone to muscle)
Axial skeleton skull , spinal column
appendicular skeleton limbs and girdle
functions of bones (5) Support of the body, Movement due to attached skeletal muscles, Protection of soft organs, Storage of minerals and fats, Blood cell formation
how many bones does the skeleton have? 206
4 classification of bones Long- bones are longer than they are wide (arms, legs) Short- usually square in shape, cube like (wrist, ankle) Flat- flat, curved (skull, Sternum) Irregular- odd shapes (vertebrae, pelvis)
Appendicular Skeleton Bones of limbs and bones that anchor them to the axial skeleton
Appendicular skeleton Pectoral girdle (clavicle, scapula) Upper limbs (arms) Pelvic girdle (sacrum, coccyx) Lower limbs (legs)
Created by: srjones
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