The shoulder joint

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1. what is the purpose of cartilage in the shoulder joint?

  • To protect the bones from rubbing and grinding away at each other, and to lubricate movement
  • acts as a glue keeping joint together
  • protects the surrounding muscles from pulling
  • protect surrounding muscles from tearing
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2. What movement is the trapezius responsible for in the shoulder joint?

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

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

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

4. how many different types of movement occur at the shoulder joint?

  • 15
  • 6
  • 10
  • 11

5. which bone is NOT part of the shoulder joint?

  • sternum
  • Scapula
  • Clavical
  • Acromion

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