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What is an Aponeurosis?
A flattened Tendon
what is a Raphe?
is a fibrous band of interdigitating fibres of tendons or aponeurosis.
Agonists
contracting/shortening muscles
Antagonists
relaxing/extending muscles)- usually opposite to the agonist group muscles
Flexion
reduce joint angle. Approximation of flexor surfaces
Extension
increase joint angle Approximation of Extensor surfaces
Abduction
moves away from body midline
Adduction
moves closer to body midline
Medial rotation
inward rotation toward midline on the body
Lateral rotation
outward rotation away from midline on the body
Circumduction
combination of the above movements
Pronation
forearm rotation so that the palm faces down
Supination
palm faces anterior or up
Protraction
segment glides anteriorly (forward protrusion)
Retraction
segment glides posteriorly
Inversion
inward (medially) rotation of the sole of the foot
Eversion
outward (laterally) rotation of the sole of the foot
Dorsiflexion
bringing toes toward tibia (on heel)
Plantar flexion
point/plant toes or ball of the foot (tip toe)