The shoulder joint

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1. What muscles are responsible for movement in the shoulder?

  • obliques (external and internal), Transverse abdominis, Rectus abdominis
  • Trapezius, Deltoid, Rhomboids, Lattisimus doris, Pectorals, Levator scapulae
  • Bicep, Tricep
  • gastrocenemius, quadracep, semitendious, satorius
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2. what is the purpose of cartilage in the shoulder joint?

  • protect surrounding muscles from tearing
  • acts as a glue keeping joint together
  • To protect the bones from rubbing and grinding away at each other, and to lubricate movement
  • protects the surrounding muscles from pulling

3. which type of injury DOES NOT occur at the shoulder joint?

  • Bursitis
  • shoulder instability
  • frozen shoulder
  • rotator cuff tear
  • strain/overuse

4. What is shoulder instability?

  • when the ligaments and tendons holding the joint in place are stretched beyond their normal limits. This results in the shoulder becoming unstable
  • when the bones in the shoulder joint are too big
  • when the bones in the shoulder joint haven't grown properly and are too small
  • When the muscles aren't strong enough to hold the joint in place

5. What movement is the trapezius responsible for in the shoulder joint?

  • The trapezius retracts the shoulder girdle
  • The trapezius abducts, extends, and outwardly rotates the shoulder
  • The trapezius elevates and retracts the shoulder girdle
  • The trapezius adductus, extends, and outwarldy rotates the arm


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