Flashcards in Movement Analysis Deck (15):
In a first class lever what is positioned in the middle?
In a second class lever what is positioned in the middle?
In a third class lever what is positioned in the middle?
Where can a first class lever be found in the body?
Where can a second class lever be found in the body?
Where can a third class lever be found in the body?
Give a sporting example of a first class lever
Heading a football
Fulcrum = neck joint
Load = head
Effort = trapezius muscle
Give a sporting example of a second class lever
Fulcrum = joint between tarsals
Load = weight of body
Effort = gastrocnemius
Give a sporting example of a third class lever
A bicep curl
Fulcrum = elbow
Load = weights
Effort = biceps
What does the frontal plane split?
Front to back
What does the sagittal plane split?
Left to right
What does the transverse plane split?
Top to bottom
Where does the longitudinal axis go through?
Top of head to between legs
Where does the sagittal axis go through?