Flashcards in Muscles Deck (24)
Attatchment point (usually a bone) which DOES NOT change position when the muscle contracts.
Attatchment point (Usually a bone) whiche DOES change potion when the muscle contracts.
Movement of a body part produced by the contraction of a muscle.
Movement that reduces the angle between tow articulated bones.
Movement that increases of the angle between two articulated bones.
Entension past anatomical position.
Movement toward the midline of the body.
Movement away from the midline of the body.
Movement in an aterior direction within the horixontal plane
Movement in a posterior direction within the horizontal plane.
Movement in a superior or upward direction
Movement in an inferior or downward direction
Motion of the distal end of a bone that describes a circle but the shaft of the bone does not rotate.
Pivoting on an axis
Rotation of the forearm that turns the palm down or posteriorly
Rotation of the forearm that turns the palm up or anteriorly
Movement that turns the foot inward
Movement that turns the food outward
Movement that bends the vertebral column toward the side
Movement of the foot so that the toes are depressed with respect to the ankle
Movement of the foot so that the toes are elevated with respect to the ankle
A muscle chiefly responsible for producing a particular movement
A muscle that opposes the movement of agonist.