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Flashcards in Exam 2 Kines chap 8 Deck (11):
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What does the elbow complex provide for the body?

motion at the elbow and the forearm

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What structures does the forearm provide motion for?

the wrist and the hand!

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What motions take place at the elbow?

flexion, extension, supination, pronation, medial rotation, lateral rotation(practice these motions...again!)

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What is the carrying angle?

the angle formed by the long axis of the humerus and forearm.

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Do men or women typically have a greater carrying angle?

women typically are 10 to 15 degrees and men are 5 degrees.

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What is so important about a carrying angle?

improves function as this angle brings the hand to the mouth

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What is the a strong and stable joint in the upper body?

the elbow!The main topic of this chapter

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How much force can the elbow joint withstand?

1-3 times the weight of the body

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When is the bicep at its most powerful point?

when it is combined with forearm supination

10

What is a force couple?

the muscles that work together in opposite directions to produce stronger functional movement and stabilization.

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