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Movements That Occur at Joints. Flexion- Bending part of a joint as that the angle between them decreases Extension- Straightening parts of a joint so.

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1 Movements That Occur at Joints

2 Flexion- Bending part of a joint as that the angle between them decreases Extension- Straightening parts of a joint so that the angle between them increases

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4 Dorsiflexion- Bending the foot upward Plantar Flexion- Bending the foot downward

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6 Hyperextension- excess extension of the parts at a joint, beyond the anatomical position. – Ex: Bending the head back beyond the upright position.

7 Abduction- Moving a part AWAY from the midline. Adduction- moving a part toward the midline.

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9 Rotation- moving a part around an axis. Ex: twisting the head from side to side Circumduction- moving a part so that its end follows a circular path Ex: Moving the finger in a circular motion without moving the hand.

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11 Pronation- turning the hand so that the palm is downward or facing posteriorly. Supination- Turning the hand so that the palm is upward or facing anteriorly.

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13 Eversion- Turning the foot so that the sole faces laterally. Inversion- Turning the foot so that the sole faces medially.

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15 Retraction- Moving a part backward Protraction- Moving a part forward.

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17 Elevation- raising a part – Ex: shrugging the shoulders Depression- Lowering a part – Ex: Drooping the shoulders

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