How the Muscles are Named & Dance Movement Descriptions. Chapter8. Basic Naming Conventions.
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Deltoid - shaped like a triangle Orbicularis - orbit, circular muscle Major/Minor - large/small or sometimes upper and lower Vastus - large Dorsi or Dorsal - backside Infra / Supra - lower and upper Longis / Brevis- long/ short (brief) Medialis / Lateralus- medial (toward the inside), lateral (toward the outside)
Some are named based on the region or bone they are attached to:
biceps femoris- two headed muscle attached to the femur extensor carpi radialislongus- long muscle that runs the length of the radius (bone) to the carpals (wrist bones) that extends the fingers
Go to pages 165-166
Add the terms and definitions to your notes – from flexion to depression
Think of your favorite dance movement
In one page or more, describe how your body moves to the dance using scientific terms
Use the terms from pages 165-166 and their definitions correctly. 2 points
Use your knowledge of what bones are used correctly. If you use your head and neck, the muscle names MUST be used, because that is what we covered so far. 2 points
At least 1 written or typed page. 2 points
Due 11/12/13 for full credit. 2 points