Skeletal System - Joints and Movement Analysis

What type of joint is the shoulder joint?
Ball and socket joint
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What are the articulating bones at the shoulder joint?
Humerus and scapula
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What type of joint is the elbow joint?
Hinge joint
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What are the articulating bones at the elbow joint?
Humerus, radius and ulna
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What type of joint is the wrist joint?
condyloid
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What are the articulating bones at he wrist joint?
Carpal bones, radius and ulna
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What type of joint is the Hip joint?
Ball and socket
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What are the articulating bones at the hip joint?
femur and ilium
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What type of joint is the knee joint?
Hinge joint
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What are the articulating bones at the knee joint?
Femur and tibia
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What type of joint is the ankle joint?
Hinge joint
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What are the articulating bones at the ankle joint?
Talus, Tibia and fibula
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What actions are done in the transverse plane?
medial and lateral rotation
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What actions are done in the frontal plane?
abduction and adduction
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What actions are done in the sagittal plane?
Flexion and extension (includes plantarflexion and dorsiflexion)
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What is the meaning of an agonist?
Muscle that contracts to produce movement aka prime mover
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What is the meaning of an antagonist?
Works in opposition to the agonist and relaxes/lengthens as the agonist contracts
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What is the meaning of a fixator?
muscle that contracts to stabilise/ fix the joint and body in position
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What are the articulating bones at the shoulder joint?

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Humerus and scapula

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What type of joint is the elbow joint?

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What are the articulating bones at the elbow joint?

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Card 5

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What type of joint is the wrist joint?

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