joints and movement

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Flexion
Decreasing the angles at a joint-Shoulder/hip/elbow- eg.bicep curl
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Extention
Increasing the angle at a joint -Shoulder/hip-Reaching out to catch a ball
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Abduction
Movement that pulls away from midline of body-Shoulder/hip-Gymnast holding out arms on rings
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Adduction
Movement that pulls towards the midline of the body -Shoulder/hip-Golfer swinging club to ball
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Rotation
Clockwise or anticlockwise movement-Ankle-Turnout in ballet
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circumduction
Movement of a limb in a circular motion-Wrist/Ankle-Cricket bowl
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Plantar-Flexion
Extending or pointing the toes down fron shin-Ankle-Pointing toes in gymnastics
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Dorsi-Flexion
Bending or flexing the toes,closer to the shin-Ankle-Sprinters feet on block
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Card 2

Front

Extention

Back

Increasing the angle at a joint -Shoulder/hip-Reaching out to catch a ball

Card 3

Front

Abduction

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Adduction

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Rotation

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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