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All movements are considered to start at the anatomical position
moving ankle to pull foot and toes up dorsiflexion
pivoting or twisting of a bone on an axis rotation
turning ankle so sole of foot faces laterally eversion
increasing angle between two bones extension
decreasing angle between two bones flexion
turning ankle so sole of foot faces medially inversion
movement of limb toward the midline adduction
turning hand to the palm up position supination
turning hand to palm down position pronation
movement of limb away from midline abduction
moving the ankle to point foot and toes downward plantar flexion
movement of a bone around an axis circumscribing a cone circumduction
torn ligament at synovial joint sprain
type of arthritis with the inflammation of synovial membranes, causes bone fusion rheumatoid
formation of needle-like crystals in a joint gout
fluid filled sacs called bursae become inflamed bursitis
type of joint with no movement and no joint cavity fibrous
type of joint with slight movement, bones don't touch cartilaginous
type of joint with varied ranges of motion synovial

Athletic Training Vocabulary Crossword

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The study of structure and form of a body Anatomy
The study of human movement Kinesiology
The study of the functional processes of a body Physiology
Standing, facing forward with arms at sides and palms facing upward; Also called standard anatomical position Anatomical Position
Moving a body part away from the middle of the body Abduction
Moving a body part toward the midline of the body Adduction
Range of motion performed by an athlete Active range of motion
Moement performed by examiner while the athlete relaxes all muscles Passive range of motion
A joint between bones Articulation
Refers to both right and left (on both sides) Bilateral
A fluid filled sac that serves as a cushion and reduces joint friction Bursa
Refers to the neck; the seven vertebrae Cervical
Refers to the upper back; 8th trhough 19th vertebrae thoracic
Moving a joint in a circular motion Circumduction
Farthest away from the centre of the body Distal
Closest to the centre of the body proximal
Back or posterior of any structure Dorsal
Front or anterior of any structure Ventral
The bottom or sole of the foot Plantar
Ankle movement bring the foot toward the shin Dorsiflexion
Turning the sole of the foot outward Eversion
Turning the sole of the foot inward Inversion
Bending a joint or decreasing the angle between two bones Flexion
Excessive, forceful extension of a limb beyond its normal limits Hyperextension
Excessive, forceful flexion of a limb Hyperflexion
Away from the midline of the body; toward the side Lateral
Toward the midline of the body Medial
A band of non-elastic, tough connective tissue connecting the ends of bones Ligament
Crescent shaped wedges of cartilage that pad the knee between the tibia and femur Meniscus
A dense, tough tissue that attaches muscles to bone Tendon
Turning downward Pronation
Turning upward Supination
movement in the anterior direction Protraction
Movement in the posterior direction Retraction
Decrease in muscle or tissue size odten due to lack of use atrophy
Increase in muscle or tissue size Hypertrophy
A bruise; a closed injury caused by a blow or a crushing of the tissue Contusion
A grating, grinding, or sticking sound or sensation Crepitus
A collection of blood beneath the skin Hematoma
A method or apparatus used for treatment or therapy Modality

Athletic training Vocabulary Crossword

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increase in the diameter of a blood vessel vasodilation
decrease in the diameter of a blood vessel vasoconstriction
a method or apparatus used for treatment or therapy (i.e. an ice pack) modality
a collection of blood beneath the skin hematoma
a grating, grinding, or sticking sound or sensation crepitus
a bruise; a closed injury caused by a blow or crushing of tissue contusion
increase in muscle of tissue size hypertrophy
decrease in muscle or tissue size often due to lack of use atrophy
movement in the posterior direction retraction
movement in the anterior direction (i.e. reaching) protraction
turning upward (i.e. turning the palm of the hand upward) supination
turning downward pronation
a dense, tough tissue that attaches muscle to bone tendon
crescent shaped wedges of cartilage that pad the knee between the tibia and femur meniscus
toward the midline of the body medial
away from the midline of the body; toward the side lateral
excessive, forceful flexion of a limb hyperflexion
excessive, forceful ectension of a limb beyond its normal limits hyperextension
bending a joint of decreasing the angle between two bones flexion
turning the sole of the foot inward inversion
turning the sole of the foot outward eversion
ankle movement bring the foot toward the skin dorsiflexion
the bottom or sole of the foot planter
front or anterior of any structure ventral
back or posterior of any structure dorsal
closest to the center of the body proximal
farthest away from the center of the body distal
moving a joint in a circular motion; only possible in the hip or shoulder circumduction
refers to the low back; the 20th through the 24th vertebrae lumbar
refers to the upper back; the 8th through the 19th vertebae thoracic
refers to the neck; the seven vertebae in the neck cervical
a fluid filled sac that serves as a cushion and reduces friction in a joint bursa
refers to both left and right bilateral
a joint between bones articulation
the back of the body or body part posterior
the front of the body or body part anterior
movement perfermedby the examiner while the athlete relaxes all muscles passive range or motion
range of motion performed by the athlete active range of motion
moving the body part toward the midline of the body adduction
moving a body part away from the midline of the body abduction
standing, facing forward with arms at sides and palms facing upward anatomical position
the study of the fuctional precesses of a body physiology
the study of human movement kinesiology
the study of structure and form of a body anatomy

Basic Athletic Training Terms Crossword

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Divides the body into right anf left halves Sagital
Divides the body into superior and inferior parts Transverse
Divides the body into anterior and posterior parts Coronal
Back to the human body Posterior
Top half of the human body Superior
Bottom half of the human body Inferior
Near the middle of the body Medial
Side of the body or body part that is furthest from the middle Lateral
Closest to the point of attachment Proximal
Furthest form the point of attachment Distal
Movement of limb away from the midline if the body Abduction
Movement of limb towards the midline of the body Adduction
Planter surface (sole) of the foot rotates towards the midline of the body Inversion
Planter surface (sole) of the foot rotates away the midline of the body Eversion
Movement decreasing the angle betweeb the bones of the limb at the joint Flexion
Movement increaing the angle between the bones of the limb and the joint Extention
Rotation of the forearm and the hand so that the palm faces forward and upward Supination
Rotation of the hand and forearm so that the palm faces backwards and downwards Pronation
A condition that is new and sudden Acute
Long-developing syndrome Chronic
Bruise; bleeding under the skin Contusion
Abnormal collection of blood (clotted) outside a vessel; a blood tumor Hematoma
Cracking or grating sound caused by bones rubbing against each other Crepitus
A deep cut or tear in the skin or flesh Laceration
Scraping or tearing away the first layer of skin Abrasion

Movements of synovial joints Crossword

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a bending movement that decreases the angle of the joint bringing the two bones closer together, opposite of extension Flexion
a straightening movement the increases the angle of the joint, opposite of flexion Extension
movement of a limb away from the mid-line of the body (mid-line of the body), opposite of adduction Abduction
movement of a limb toward the median plane (median plane), oppostite of abduction Adduction
turning of a bone along its own long axis, may be medial rotation (medial rotation) or lateral rotation (lateral rotation) Rotation
moving a limb in a cone shape Circumduction
rotation of the lower arm so that the malm faces posteriorly, opposite of supination Pronation
rotation of the lower arm so that the palm faces forward as in anatomical position, opposite of pronation Supination
turns the sole of the foot medially, opposite of eversion Inversion
turns the sole of the foot laterally, opposite of inversion Eversion
movement at the ankle that points the toes up, stand on heels, oppostie of plantar flexion Dorsiflexion
movement at the ankle that points the toes down, standing on tippy toes, opposite of dorsiflexion Plantar Flexion

Kinesiology Anatomy Puzzle Crossword

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The ribs are __ to the lungs superficial
A front roll happens on this plane saggital
A figure skater spinning is rotating on the __ axis longitudinal
This plane cuts the body in front and back Frontal
Holding a bowl of soup is an example of supination
Bringing your thumb towards fingers is Opposition
Circular motion of limbs Circumduction
“Planting the foot” Plantar flexion
The ___ axis passes through the body from side to side Horizontal
Cartwheels and jumping jacks occur around the ___ axis Anteroposterior
The ___ axis is perpendicular to the transverse plane Longitudinal
When your biceps curl at the elbow is an example of Flexion
Straightening out your leg at the knee is an example of Extension
Bringing top of foot toward shin Dorsiflexion
Elevation of lateral edge of foot Eversion
Ankle sprains are most commonly caused by this type of movement Inversion
Moving a segment towards midline of body Adduction
This joint moves along one axis and includes knee, elbow. Hinge joint
Connects bone to bone Ligament
Joint classification according to motion allowing greatest amount of movement Diarthroses
invertebral discs are an example of a joint with this type of material allowing limited movement Cartilaginous
This type of joint is biaxial where the bones are set together like sitting on a horse saddle
The ulna is ___ to the radius medial
This type of bone helps with shock absorption Spongy
The wrist and ankle bones are __ bones Short
A depression in or on a bone is Fossa

Joints and Movement Crossword Project

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The area where two bones are attached JOINTS
The full movement potential of a joint, usually its range of flexion and extension. RANGEOFMOTION
A strong, flexible connective tissue that is found in various parts of the body Includes the joints, the outer ear, and the larynx CARTILAGE
Known as diarthrosis; it joins bones with a fibrous joint capsule. SYNOVIAL JOINT
Permits rotatory movement only; it is also known as the trochoid. PIVOT JOINT
A good example includes the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb which is formed between the trapezium bone and the first metacarpal SADDLE JOINT
Allows movement in two planes, allowing flexion, extension, adduction, Abduction, and circumduction CONDYLOID JOINT
Formed between bones that meet at flat or nearly flat articular surfaces GLIDING JOINT
A joint in which a ball moves within a socket so as to allow rotary motion in every direction within certain limits BALL AND SOCKET JOINT
Includes the ankle, elbow, and knee joints HINGE JOINT
Present in joints and respiratory passages, and forming most of the fetal skeleton HYALINE CARTILAGE
Found in the cavities of synovial joints SYNOVIAL FLUID
A tissue that connects, supports, binds or separates other tissues or organs CONNECTIVE TISSUE
Supports an organ and keeps that organ in position LIGAMENTS
Attaches muscle to bone TENDONS
A device used in physical therapy to measure the range of motion around a joint in the body GONIOMETER
Movement in which a bone or a whole limb, pivots or revolves around a single long axis ROTATION
Flexion, extension, abduction, and adduction CIRCUMDUCTION
A decrease of an angle in certain parts of the body FLEXION
An increase of an angle in certain parts of the body EXTENSION
Moving body parts away from the mid-line of the body ABDUCTION
Moving body parts closer to the mid-line of the body ADDUCTION
Movement of the foot in which the foot or toes flex downward PLANTAR FLEXION
An action of raising the foot upwards towards the shin DORSIFLEXION

Anatomy Terms Crossword

Type
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meaning farther away distal
lower inferior
away from midline lateral
towards midline medial
closer proximal
superior higher
split thru anterior and posterior coronal
split thru lateral and medial sagittal
split thru superior and inferior transverse
bruise contusion
raising arms away from body abduction
placing arms down next to body addiction
Rotate toes out eversion
opening joint angle extension
closing joint angle flexion
rotate toes in inversion
hands facing down pronation
hands facing up supination
blood tumor hematoma
new injury acute
returning chronic
crack or sound from bones crepitus
deep cut laceration
scrape abrasion
behind posterior

Kinesiology Crossword

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the plane that divides the body into upper and lower segments horizontal
the axis that runs from head to toe longitudinal
movement away from the median abduction
straightening a joint to increase the angle extension
when you stand on your tip-toes, your ankles are in this position plantar flexion
the bones that are most common in the wrists and ankles short
the skeleton that includes the moveable limbs appendicular
the longest bone in the body femur
fingers and toes phalanges
the tip of the sternum xiphoid process
the tailbone coccyx
the cheek bone zygomatic
the shoulder blade scapula
the ability of a muscle to stretch and return to its normal position elasticity
a single nerve impulse muscle twitch
the muscle primarily responsible for movement of a body part agonist
the calf muscle gastrocnemius
the chest muscle (group) pectoralis
the butt muscles (group) gluteals
the joints that allow the most movement synovial
the joint found at the tumb saddle
attach muscle to bone tendons
when someone is injured, you should follow this principle for quick treatment PIER
carbohydrates are stored as this in the muscles and liver glycogen
the energy pathway that allows an athlete to compete in endurance type activities aerobic system
the sub-pathway that produces the most ATP electron transport chain
the muscle fibres that have the ability to tense and relax quickly fast twitch
vessels that carry blood away from the heart arteries
vitamins and minerals micronutrients
lack of water during exercise can cause this dehydration
something used to give an athlete a mental or physical edge over his/her competitors ergogenics
the "F" in FITT frequency
the breakdown of the overall training plan into distinct training periods periodization
weightlifting is an example of this type of training resistance
the sit and reach test measures this flexibility
movement about an axis rotational
application of force over a segment of time impulse
the development of relationships with peers, friends, etc social
the movements that take place after the critical instant follow through
the sports event that takes place every 4 years Olympics
1st Law of Motion Inertia

Musculoskeletal System Chapter 4 Crossword

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The increase in muscle size due to weight training is called? Hypertrophy
bends the foot upward at the ankle dorsiflexion
Skeletal muscles are attached to bones by? Tendons
movement during which the knees or elbows are bent to decrease the angle of the joints Flexion
Which type of bones are roughly as ling as they are wide? short
Bone Marrow Meyl/o
Disease of the bone and joint Osteoarthropathy
The type of movement a skeletal muscle produces is called its? Action
Cartilage Chondr/o
Which muscle is also called visceral muscle? smooth
Which motion occurs at the thumb? Opposition
lateral curvature of the spine. scoliosis
A suffix that means Weakness asthenia
-itis inflammation

Joints Crossword

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Description

Also known as a Fibrous Joint or immovable joint Synarthrosis
Ball and ________ joint Socket
The inner portion of articular capsule that secrets synovial fluid Synovial membrane
A joint with little movement Amphiarthrosis
A fibrous joint in skull is also known as a (ex: between parietal bones) Suture
Type of synovial joint between the carpal and metacarpal of thumb Saddle
Sac-like extensions of the joint capsule that cushion moving structures Bursa
Movement that decreases the angle of a joint Flexion
Movement that increases the angle of a joint Extension
A freely movable joint Diarthrosis
Type of synovial joint between humerus and ulna Hinge
Type of synovial joint that permits movements between flat bones Gliding
Cartilage at ends of long bones Hyaline