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  • Abduction Vs. Adduction

    Posted on August 12, 2011 by in Anatomy, Human Body, Physiology

    There is one more thing about muscles we have to know.  Muscles have agonist/antagonist relationships with one another.  This means that certain muscles work against one another to stabilize and balance their joints.  While the agonist muscle contracts to perform an action, the antagonist muscle must extend or lengthen.  So, following are muscle categories by […]

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  • Anterior Lateral Shoulder

    Posted on August 12, 2011 by in Anatomy, Human Body

    Let’s talk about the shoulder.  Beginning with the lateral (outside) and anterior (front) shoulder.  I make this distinction because people will point to three different areas when talking about their shoulders.  We will begin with lateral and anterior shoulder, and we will begin at the beginning with the anatomy.  The glenohumeral (shoulder) joint is an […]

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