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Produced by the synovial membrane to lubricate the joint.
Covers the ends of bones and acts as a cushion
Tough fibrous tissue- surrounds the synovial joint.
Join bone to bone.
Join muscle to bone.
Fluid-filled bag that helps reduce friction in a joint.
Bending/decreasing the angle at a joint.
Straightening/increasing the angle at a joint.
Moving the limbs away from the midline of the body.
Moving the limbs towards the midline of the body.
Moving a limb in a circular movement.
Movement at the ankle where the toes are pointed to the ground.
Movement at the ankle where the toes are pulled upwards towards the knee.
Isotonic contraction where the muscle shortens.
Isotonic contraction where the muscle lengthens- used to control downward movements.
Muscle action where the muscle changes length. (Causes movement).
Muscle action where the muscle stays the same length. (Used in balances).