2 ObjectivesStudents will be able to apply knowledge of vocabulary and terminology to describe and locate the following:Anatomical PositionAnatomical Direction & LocationsAnatomical PlanesAnatomical Movements of limbs, joints, etcBy taking notes on this powerpoint
3 Anatomical PositionAnatomical Position is the standard reference point in which all positions, movements, and planes are described.The body is standing straight (erect) with palms and feet facing forward.
4 Anatomical Directions These terms of directions are used to describe the location or position of one body part in relation to another.1. Superior: being closer to the head, or above2. Inferior: being closer to the feet, or below3. Medial: towards/closer to the midline4. Lateral: away/farther from the midline
5 Anatomical Direction5. Anterior: towards the front of the body 6. Posterior: towards the back of the body 7. Proximal: towards/closer to the root of the limb. 8. Distal: away/farther from the root of the limb.
6 Anatomical Direction9. Superficial: closer to the surface 10. Deep: Farther away from the surface 11. Ventral: towards/closer to the front or belly 12. Dorsal: towards/closer to the back
7 Anatomical Positions13. Prone: Lying face down 14. Supine: Lying face up 15. Unilateral: pertaining to one side of the body 16. Bilateral: pertaining to both sides of the body