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Understanding the Basics of BODY Movements. Grace Kaler. Senior Year Physical Education. Anatomy- How it is built . Greek for “cutting up”. Greek for “relationship to nature”. Physiology- How it works. Extension- Straighten joints so body parts move further away from each other.

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Understanding the Basics of BODY Movements

Grace Kaler

Senior Year Physical Education


Anatomy- How it is built

Greek for “cutting up”

Greek for “relationship to nature”

Physiology- How it works


Extension- Straighten joints so body parts move further away from each other


Flex- To bend joints so body parts come closer together


Circumduction-

Moving a part so that its end follows a circular path


Elevate

Descend


Elevation- Raising a part up

Example: sholuder shrug


Depression- Lowering a part

Example: dropping shoulders


Dorsiflexion- Flexing the foot at the ankle toward the shin (foot upward)


How to Increase your Dorsiflexion for Running


Planter Flexion- Flexing the foot at the ankle towards the sole (foot downward)


Hyperextension- Excessive extension of the parts of a joint beyond the normal rage of motion

(Usually results in injuries, most commonly in the elbows and knees)


A- Hyperextension of elbow

B- Hyperextension of the fingers

C-

Hyperextension of wrist


Pronation- Turning the hand so the palm is downward

Example: Dropping soup


Supination- Turning the hand so the palm is upward

Example: holding soup so it does not fall


Eversion- Turning the foot so the sole is outward


Inversion- Turning the foot so the sole is inward


Most common types of sprains of the ankle:


QUESTIONS?


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