Joints

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  • Created on: 10-04-13 14:48

A joint is when two bones meet.

In dance, a hip joint will need great mobility for leg gestures, where as a knee needs more stability to protect when landing.

Types of joints:

Cartilaginous- this has little movement but great strength I.e. the joints between your vertebrae. Limitation in movement is essential to protect jarring from landing to the skull and brain.

Fibrous- allows little or no movement. I.e. the flat bones of the skull

Synovial-this is the most mobile…

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