The Body in Motion: Muscle Function (Part 2)


About the Course
In this second part, you will be able to identify muscles of stabilization and fixation in upper and lower extremity movements, identify three planes of movement, and calculate torques in select exercise motions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review major anatomy, identify bones of axial vs. appendicular regions and define muscle attachment sites: origin, insertion
  • Describe the interrelation of muscle location and function: origin/insertion to skeletal regions, directional terminology, and joint actions
  • Define major terms of muscle function: agonist, antagonist, stabilizer, fixators
  • Identify muscles of stabilization & fixation in upper & lower extremity movements
  • Identify Three Planes of Movement
  • Label all major joint actions as 1st, 2nd or 3rd degree levers
  • Calculate torques in select exercise motions: dumbbell lateral raise, bicep curl
  • Locate origin and insertion of all major muscles of the lower body
  • Demonstrate the actions of selected muscles
  • Identify muscles roles, joints actions and planes involved in high hurdle
  • Locate origin and insertion of all major muscles of the upper body
  • Demonstrate the actions of selected muscles

Florida Massage: this course is approved as general hours. You will not receive hands-on credit for this course.


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