Flashcards in Lesson 1: Functional Anatomy Deck (64)
______ ______ is a type of fibrous connective tissue: that separates individual muscles and muscles groups.
________ are made up of long, cylinder-like fibers (muscle cells).
_________ are proteins within myofibrils that set the actions of muscle into motion.
Thick myofilaments are known as ________ ; thin filaments are known as ________.
The intersection of two bones (articulation).
Tough Fibrous bands of connective tissue that supports internal organs and holds bones together properly in joints.
Tough Fibrous band of connective tissue that connects muscles to bones.
Terms for extremely flexible joints.
Hyper-mobility (joint laxity)
_______ joints consist of two bones that are united by fibrous tissues and exhibit little or no movement.
_______ joints unites two or bones by means of either hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage.
_______ joints contain synovial fluid and allow for considerable movements between articulating bones.
Name the 5 regions of the vertebral column.
The cervical and lumbar regions have a ________ curvature.
The thoracic and sacral spine have ________ curvature..
Spinal positions that retrains the three natural curves.
______ ______ serve as a cushion between vertebrae of the spinal column.
Name 3 anatomical positions of the pelvis.
Neutral Pelvic Position
Posterior Pelvic Tilt
Anterior Pelvic Tilt
A _______ pelvic tilt increases the convexity (lordosis) of the lumbar spine.
A _______ pelvic tilt reduces the convexity, flattening the lumbar spine.
Name the 4 muscles of the Rotator Cuff.
Teres Minor (Posterior)
______ Plane dissects the body down the center into side-by-side halves.
Provide an example exercise of the Sagittal Plane.
______ Plane dissects the body into front and back halves.
Provide an example exercise of the Frontal Plane
Cable lat pull-down
______ Plane dissects the body into superior and inferior components. (Top/Bottom)
Cable trunk rotation
A reference posture used in description in which the subject stands erect with feet parallel and arms adducted and supinated, with palms facing forward.
The median plane of the body.
Crease of the axilla (underarm).
Anterior Axillary Line
A perpendicular line drawn downward from the apex of the axilla .