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1

What is the function of synovial fluid

Lubrication, nutrient distribution, shock absorption

2

Name synovial joint components

articular cartilage, joint or articular capsule, synovial membrane

3

What are the 4 rotator cuff muscles

1. teres minor
2. infraspinatus
3. supraspinatus
4. subscapularis

4

What are the reinforcing ligaments of the hip joint

pubofemoral, iliofemoral, ischio- femoral

5

What 5 ligaments reinforce the articular capsule of the hip joint

• Ligament of the femoral head
• Transverse acetabular ligament
• Iliofemoral ligament
• Ischiofemoral ligament
• Pubofemoral ligament

6

What is the strongest articulation of the elbow

The strongest articulation at the elbow is the humeroulnar joint, which locks the ulna and the humerus together and functions like a door hinge; the shape of the trochlear notch in the ulna determines the plane of movement and the shapes of the olecranon fossa and olecranon determine the degree of extension possible.

7

What ligaments limit anterior and posterior movements of the tibia

Anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments

8

What is the difference between abduction and adduction

Abduction- moving arm away from body or moving fingers apart from each other
Adduction- moving arm towards body or moving fingers together

9

What is an example of a rotational joint

moving head left and right, moving forearm to supination and pronation

10

Opposition

putting pinky and thumb together

11

Reposition

putting hand back to normal position

12

Inversion of the foot is what

the way I would roll my ankle

13

Eversion of the foot is what

Moving outside of foot up