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Unformatted text preview: o can record intensity, duration and time sequence of muscular activity during movement What information do you need to know in order to deduce the most likely joint action a muscle will cause? • Points of attachment of the muscle • Line of action of the muscle • Relation of the line of action to the joint center o if above - will raise the bone o if below - will lower the bone o if through joint center - will compress the joint (it will not turn) • The degrees of freedom and the nature of the joint • Which bone(s) is free to move and which is fixed • Action of neutralizers • Direction of the line of gravity relative to the joint center...
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