Type
Crossword
Description

raises eyebrows, wrinkles forehead frontalis
closes eyes, enables squinting orbicularis occult
modifies the size of the nostril nasalis
loses lips, produces kissing motion orbicularis oris
the smiling motion zygomaticus
pulls corners of mouth down, opens mouth wide platysma
closes the jaw masseter
assists master with closing jaw temporalis
flexion of head, rotation of head toward opposite side of contraction sternocleidomastoid
adduction and flexion of arm pectoralis major
flexion and lateral flexion of trunk rectus abdominus
flexion, lateral flexion, and rotation to opposite side of trunk external oblique
flexion, lateral flexion and rotation to same side of trunk internal oblique
extension and hyperextension of head trapezius
extension, lateral flexion, and rotation to opposite side of vertebral column erector spinae
enlarges thoracic cavity for inhalation diaphragm
decreases thoracic cavity during forced expiration internal intercostals
helps enlarge thoracic cavity for inhalation external intercostals
extension and lateral rotation of leg gluteus maximus
abduction and medial rotation of leg gluteus medius
flexion of leg at hip iliopsoas
adduction and medial rotation of leg adductor muscles
extension of leg at knee quadriceps
flexion of leg at knee hamstring
plantar flexion of foot soleus

muscles and actions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

closes jaw when chewing Masseter
closes lips orbicularis oris
raises eyebrows temporalis
turns head side to side sternocleidomastoid
compresses abdomen external oblique
adducts arm pectoralis major
abducts arm deltoid
flexes arm biceps brachii
flexes forearm brachioradialis
extends arm triceps brachii
extends and rotates arm latissimus dorsi
flexes leg at the knee biceps femoris
flexes and laterally rotates thigh sartorius
plantar flexion gastrocnemius
dorsiflexion tibialis anterior
extends leg at knee quadriceps
flexion and medial rotation of hip ileopsoas
extension of hip gluteus maximus

Muscle Matching Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

Gracilis Rotates the hip
Gluteus Maximus Abducts the leg
Gluteus Medius Abducts the leg
Hamstring Group Flexes the knee
Gastrocnemius and Soleus Extend the foot
Biceps Brachii/Brachioradialis Flexes the arm
Triceps Brachii Flexes the arm
Extensor Carpi Radialis Extends the wrist
Pectoralis Major Adducts the humerus
Rectus Abdominis Flexes the vertebral column
External and Internal Obliques Rotates the Trunk
Frontalis Raises the eyebrows
Masseter and Temporalis Chewing muscles
Orbicularis Oculi Performs all eyelid movements
Sternocleidomastoid Rotates head/Flexes Neck
Trapezius Elevates/depresses scapula
Deltiod Abducts the arm
Latissimus Dorsi Adducts the humerus

Muscle Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

closes jaw Temporalis
elevates,depresses, retracts, and rotates the scapula; also rotates the arm Trapezius
extends forearm triceps brachii
flexes forearm biceps brachii
extends leg at knee rectus femoris
flexes vertebral column rectus abdominis
flexes hand at wrist palmaris longus
extends and adducts humerus latissimus dorsi
prime mover if forearm and elbow flexion brachialis
flexion of hip illiopsoas
longest muscle of body, flexing thigh at hip sartorius
adducts thighs together adductor
extends hip forcefully gluteus maximus
flexes knee and extends hip biceps femoris
dorsiflexion tibialis anterior
extension of toes extensor digitorum longus
plantar flexion fibularis longus
prime mover for plantar flexion and synergist for flexion of knee gastrocnemius
synergist for plantar flexion at ankle soleus
raises eyebrows frontalis
closes eye orbicularis oculi
compresses cheek buccinator
retracts and elevates corner of mouth zygomaticus
closes lips orbicularis oris
adducts and medially rotates the arm pectoralis major

Health science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Form the walls of the heart. Cardiac muscle
Shortening of a muscle Contracture
Allows muscle to return to original shape once being stretched Elasticity
Increasing the angle between two parts. (Straightening) Extension
Decreasing the angle between two parts. (Bending) Flexion
Flexes lower leg and extends thigh. Hamstrings
Area of a muscle that moves when muscle contracts. Insertion
Not controlled by choice or desire. Involuntary
Protect buttocks and extends thigh Gluteus Maximus
Decline in ability of a muscle to generate force. Muscle Fatigue
Area of a muscle that remains stationary when the muscle contracts. Origin
Circular muscles in the walls of the anus and urethra. Sphincter
Done by choice or desire. Voluntary
Covers the inner anterior aspect of the femur. Vastus Medialis
Tissue that connects muscle to bone. Tendon
found in the internal organs. Smooth Muscle
Attaches to bone Skeletal Muscle
Aids in flexing the knee (longest muscle in body) Sartorious
Movement around a central axis. Rotation
Adducts and flexes upper arm. Pectoralis Major
Bending forward or bending the foot away from the knee Plantar Flexion
Moving in a circle at a joint while the other end remains stationary Circumduction
Muscle fibers are stimulated by nerves,contact, or become short and thick. Contractability
Moves ribs for breathing. Intercostal Muscles
Flexor muscle in the upper arm. Biceps Brachii

Fun Sports Med Terms! Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Rotary movement around the longitudinal axis of a bone toward the midline of the body. internal Rotation
Farther from the midline lateral
distal attachment of a muscle or the part that attaches farthest from the midline insertion
away from the skin deep
proximal attachment of a muscle or the part that attaches closest to the midline origin
is a standardized method of observing or imaging the body that allows precise and consistent anatomical references. anatomical position
lying face up supine
inflammation of the tendon tendonitis
Movement medially toward the midline of the trunk in the frontal plane adduction
Closer to the trunk of the body proximal
fibrous connective tissue that connects muscles to bones tendon
Farther from the trunk of the body distal
below inferior
the central, fleshy portion of the muscle that generally increases in diameter belly
lying face down prone
break in a bone fracture
closer toward the midline medial
imaginary line down the middle of the body midline
in front of anterior
Joint that performs only flexion and extension hinge
above superior
Pull,tear, stretch of a ligament sprain
Pull,tear, stretch of muscle strain
same side ipsilateral
deep bruise contustion
Straightening movement that results in an increase of the angle in a joint by moving bones apart extension
opposite side contralateral
connects bone to bone ligament
Joint that permits movements in all planes ball and socket
close to the skin superior
behind (in back of) posterior
Rotary movement around the longitudinal axis of a bone away from the midline of the body. external rotation
middle intermediate
Bending movement that results in a decrease of the angle in a joint by bringing bones together flexion

Sports Medicine Terminology Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

SPORTSMEDICINE
ATHLETICTRAINER
SUPINATION
SUPERIOR
PROXIMAL
PRONATION
POSTERIOR
PLANTARFLEXION
MEDIAL
LORDOSIS
LATERAL
LACERATION
INVERSION
INFERIOR
HYPERTROPHY
HYDRATION
FLEXION
EVERSION
EXTENSION
DORSIFLEXION
DISTAL
CONTUSION
CONCUSSION
CONGENITAL
CIRCUMDUCTION
BLISTER
ATROPHY
ADDUCTION
ABRASION
ABDUCTION

Anatomical directional terms, Body movements, and positions Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

lateral
medial
posterior
anterior
dorsal
superior
inferior
proximal
adduction
extension
dorsiflexion
pronation
opposition
supination
rotation
flexion
adduction
supine
sims
fowlers
prone
dorsal recumbant
lithotomy
knee chest

Anatomical Positions and Planes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

front surface anterior
back surface posterior
divides body into left and right sections sagittal plane
divides body into front and back frontal plane
divides body into upper and lower sections transverseplane
toward the head cephalic
away from the point of origin distal
deep within the body internal
toward the side of the body lateral
toward the midline medial
lying face down prone
lying on back with palms upward supine
front of the body ventral
cavity with contains the brain cranial
chest cavity thoracic

Skeletal Muscles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What muscle closes the jaw? Masseter
What muscle helps with rotation and flextion of the head? Sternocleidomastoid
This muscle helps adduction and flextion of the arm. Pectoralis Major
Helps with extension and hyperextention of the head. Trapezius
Incharge of Abduction, flexion and rotation of arm. Deltoid
What helps with extensio, adduction and medial rotation of arm? Latissimus Dorsi
Helps with flexion of the arm Biceps
Extention of forearm Triceps
Extension of leg at knee Quadriceps
Flexion of leg at knee Hamstrings
What helps with the flexion of the foot? Gastrocnemius
Abduction and lateral rotation of leg. Gluteus Maximus

Kinesiology Anatomy Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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