143principle23 - Flexion - decrease in angle between two...

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23 Joint movements • Synovial Joints - freely movable – Capsule of dense fibrous connective tissue – synovial membrane lines inside – synovial fluid - lubricates - creating smooth surface for articulation • Anatomical position – Reference starting point for joint movements – Standing, arms relaxed to sides, palms forward
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Unformatted text preview: Flexion - decrease in angle between two bones Extension - increase in angle Abduction - movement of limb away from body Adduction - toward body Plantar flexion - pointing toes and foot Dorsi flexion - raising foot up toward shin...
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