KINESIOL 1A03 Lecture Notes - Shoulder Joint, Ulna, Anatomical Terms Of Motion

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Joints Movements
Circular Movements
2. Pronation and Supination also classified as “special movement”
- Rotation of the forearm
- Supine palms face forward in anatomical position - radius + ulna are parallel to
one another
- Pronated palms face posteriorily
3. Circumduction
- Combination of flexion, extension, adduction, and abduction
- Shoulder joint is point of cone, circular part is where hand is
- Ball and socket joints can do this
- Any other biaxial joint -
Special Movements
- Movements unique to only one or two joints
1. Elevation and Depression (scapula and mandible)
- Elevation moves a structure superiorly
- Depression moves it inferiorly
2. Opposition and Reposition
- Opposition when the thumb and little finger are brought together
- Reposition when they return to neutral
3. Inversion and Eversion (ankle)
- Inversion turning the ankle plantar surface faces medially
- Eversion turning the ankle plantar surface faces laterally
- Takes place in tarsal bones small movements within them allows for this
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