Synovial Joints And Special Movements

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Synovial Joints And Special Movements

Types of synoval joints and their movements throught the body.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    —What kind of joints have a oval convex surface on one bone that fits into a complementary-shaped depression on the otherand allow for the movements of —flexion, extension, adduction, abduction, and circumduction.
    • A. 

      Ball and Socket Joints

    • B. 

      Condylar Joints

    • C. 

      Plane (gliding) Joints

    • D. 

      Pivot Joints

  • 2. 
    —This movement  decreases a joint angle in a sagittal plane?
    • A. 

      Flexion

    • B. 

      Abduction

    • C. 

      Extension

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 3. 
    What  type of movement is when one part of a body remains stationary and the other makes a circulating motion an example is a pitcher winding up fpr a pitch?   
    • A. 

      Rotation

    • B. 

      Supination

    • C. 

      Circumduction

    • D. 

      Hyperextension

  • 4. 
    What type of joint provides the most range of movement, in which the spherical head of one bone lodges in the spherical cavity of another; examples of these joints are in the shoulder and hip?
    • A. 

      Ball and Socket Joints

    • B. 

      Condylar Joints

    • C. 

      Plane (gliding) Joints

    • D. 

      Saddle Joints

  • 5. 
    What type of movement —is turning the palm anterior or upward in anatomical position where the radius is parallel to the ulna?
    • A. 

      Protraction

    • B. 

      Rotation

    • C. 

      Pronation

    • D. 

      Supination

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