Joint Actions

Objectives:

  • Describe anatomical position
  • Describe the three principal anatomical planes and axes
  • Describe the joint actions that occur at each of the major joints

Segments of the body
Segments of the body

Bones for this class. Image

Muscles for this class

Anatomical Position


Spatial and Directional Terminology (check book pages 160-168 for images)
Anterior/Posterior
Superior/Inferior
Medial/Lateral
Proximal/Distal

Frontal Plane
Sagittal Plane
Transverse Plane

Longitudinal Axis
Anteroposterior Axis
Transverse Axis

Joint Actions (iclicker)
Flexion, extension, hyperextension, dorsiflexion, and plantar flexion
Flexion, extension, hyperextension, dorsiflexion, and plantar flexion (with answers)

Adduction, abduction, radial deviation, ulnar deviation, eversion, inversion, and lateral flexion
Adduction, abduction, radial deviation, ulnar deviation, eversion, inversion, and lateral flexion (with answers)

Rotation, horizontal abduction and adduction, supination, and pronation
Rotation, horizontal abduction and adduction, supination, and pronation (with answers)

In class questions: Practice recognizing motions
Baseball pitch
Layback
Soccer kick
Dive

In small groups choose activity and joint to describe motion