Limb Movements

Abduction
Movement away from the mid-line of the body
1 of 5
Adduction
Movement towards the midline of the body
2 of 5
Extension
Straightening limbs at a joint
3 of 5
Flexion
Bending the limbs at the joint
4 of 5
Rotation
A circular movement around a fixed point
5 of 5

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Movement towards the midline of the body

Back

Adduction

Card 3

Front

Straightening limbs at a joint

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Bending the limbs at the joint

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

A circular movement around a fixed point

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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