Joint action and movements

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  • Created on: 13-10-18 18:04

1. what is dorsiflexion?

  • Increase in the angle of bones at a joint
  • movement at the ankle joint that flexes the foot upwards and decreases
  • a circular movement around a joint, or in other words, a movement around an axis
  • movement of a bone or limb towards the midline of the body
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2. what is extension?

  • decrease in the angle of bones at a joint
  • movement of a bone or limb away from the midline of the body
  • Increase in the angle of bones at a joint
  • a circular movement around a joint, or in other words, a movement around an axis

3. what is adduction?

  • the movement of a bone or limb towards the midline of the body
  • a circular movement around a joint, or in other words, a movement around an axis
  • movement at the ankle joint that points the toes and increases the angle at the ankle joint
  • decrease in the angle of bones at a joint

4. what is rotation?

  • Increase in the angle of bones at a joint
  • decrease in the angle of bones at a joint
  • a circular movement around a joint, or in other words, a movement around an axis
  • movement of a bone or limb away from the midline of the body

5. what is flexion?

  • movement at the ankle joint that flexes the foot upwards and decreases the angle at the angle joint
  • decrease in the angle of bones at a joint
  • movement of a bone or limb away from the midline of the body

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