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Flashcards in Plains and Axis Deck (10):
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Sagittal/Median

Vertical plane passing through the body dividing it into right and left sections

2

Frontal/lateral/Coronal

Vertical plane passing through the body diving it into anterior and posterior

3

Transverse/Horizontal

Horizontal plane passing through the body dividing it into superior and inferior sections

4

Axis

Point that runs through the center of a joint around which a part rotates

5

Frontal Axis(Mediolateral Axis)

= Sagittal Plane: passes horizontally through the body from side to side


Movement is in the sagittal plane

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Sagittal Axis(Anteroposterior)

=Frontal Planes: passes horizontally through the body from front to back

Movement is in the frontal plane

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Vertical Axis

= Transverse Plane: passes vertically through the body from top to bottom

Movement is in the transverse plane

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Sagittal plane/Frontal Axis

Movement= Flexion and Extension

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Frontal Plane and Sagittal Axis

Movement is Abduction and Adduction

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Transverse Plane and Vertical Axis

Medial and Lateral Rotation