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PSE4U Exercise Science

Exercise 1.2: Terminology Review
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Defining Key Terms:
 

Create a table of the following key terms and briefly explain (define) their meaning .
Anatomy
Physiology
Exercise physiology
Anatomical position
Anatomical planes/axes
Flexion/extension
Abduction/adduction
Internal/external rotation
Circumduction
Supination/pronation
Protraction/retraction
Dorsiflexion/plantar flexion
Eversion/Inversion
Elevation/depression
Opposition/reposition
 

Anatomical Planes and Anatomical Axes
Describe the Anatomical plane and axis of rotation involved in the following:
  1. Movement of the body during the swinging of a bat.
  2. Movement of the body during the back flip of a gymnast.
  3. Movement of the body during a quadruple jump in figure skating.
  4. Movement of the body when bending over to touch the toes.
  5. Movement of the body when performing a cartwheel.
 

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