Movements of the Body


4 Movements which can occur at the Neck

1. Flexion
2. Hyperextension
3. Lateral Flexion
4. Rotation


12 Movements which can occur at the Shoulder

1. Flexion
2. Extension
3. Circumduction
4. Hyperextension
5. Lateral Flexion
6. Rotation
7. Horozontial Abduction
8. Horozontial Adduction
9. Internal Rotation
10. External Rotation
11. Elevation
12. Depression


8 Movements of the Scapula

1. Elevation
2. Depression
3. Retraction (Abduction)
4. Protraction (Adduction)
5. Downward Rotation
6. Upward Rotation
7. Inward Rotation
8. Outward Rotation


4 Movements which can occur at the Elbow

1. Flexion
2. Extension
3. Pronation
4. Supination


4 Movements which can occur at the
Trunk or Torso

1. Hyperextension of the Spine
2. Lateral Flexion of the Spine
3. Rotation of the Trunk
4. Body Flexion


4 Movements which can occur at the Wrist

1. Palmar Flexion (Flexion)
2. Dorsal Flexion (Hyperextension)
3. Radial Flexion (Deviation)
4. Ulnar Flexion (Deviation)


5 Movements which can normally occur at the Fingers

1. Abduction
2. Adduction
3. Flexion
4. Extension
5. Opposition of the Thumb


2 Movements which can occur at the Knee

1. Flexion
2. Extension


6 Movements which can occur at the Hip

1. Flexion
2. Hyperextension
3. Abduction
4. Adduction
5. Internal Rotation
6. External Rotation


4 Movements which can occur at the
Foot or Ankle

1. Dorsal Flexion
2. Plantar Flexion
3. Inversion
4. Eversion