The shoulder joint

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

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

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

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


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