The shoulder joint

HideShow resource information

1. What is the best way to prevent injury in the shoulder?

  • not warming up the shoulder to prevent overuse of joint
  • warm up (including strength training, joint stability, muscles stretches and specific dance technique training)
  • Not cooling down
  • only stretch the shoulder to prevent muscle strain
1 of 9

Other questions in this quiz

2. What is shoulder instability?

  • When the muscles aren't strong enough to hold the joint in place
  • when the bones in the shoulder joint are too big
  • 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 haven't grown properly and are too small

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

  • Bicep, Tricep
  • obliques (external and internal), Transverse abdominis, Rectus abdominis
  • Trapezius, Deltoid, Rhomboids, Lattisimus doris, Pectorals, Levator scapulae
  • gastrocenemius, quadracep, semitendious, satorius

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

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

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

  • Scapula
  • Clavical
  • sternum
  • Acromion


No comments have yet been made

Similar Dance resources:

See all Dance resources »See all Anatomy resources »