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  • Throwing Arm And Overarm Pattern
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    A baseball pitcher throws a baseball across the plate and the batter hits it to center field, and elderly man pitches horseshoes, a young person spikes a volleyball, student practices driving a golf ball while a college athlete practices punting a football. Once more, as is the case with pushing and pulling, a widely diverse set of activities has a common denominator. Each of these activities involves sequential movement of the body segments resulting in the production of a sum mated velocity at...
  • Inflammation Of Rheumatoid Disease
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    Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that sa uses chronic inflammation of the joints. Rhematiod arthritis can also cause inflammation of the tissue around the joints, as well as other organs in the body. Autoimmune diseases are illnesses which occur when the body tissues are mistakenly attacked by its own immune system. The immune system is a complex organization of cells and antibodies designed normally to "seek and destroy" invaders of the body, particularly infections. Patients with ...
  • Extension And Medial And Lateral Rotation
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    The knee joint is formed by the articulation of the distal end of the femur and the proximal end of the tibia. The fibula is only involved to the extent that it serves as an attachment site for connective tissue. In this paper, the anatomy of the joint will be discussed. The knee is a hinge-type, , or freely moveable joint. Also referred to as a synovial joint, the 2 articulating ends of bone are encased in a capsule that lubricates the joint with synovial fluid to reduce friction. Each bone in ...
  • Spongy Bone Tissue And Compact Bone Tissue
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    2 a) Functions of: skeleton: To provide support and protection of body parts. It acts as sites for muscle attachment, blood cell production, and calcium and phosphate storage. Cartilage: Serves as structural models for bones that replace them. It maintains the shape of the nose, outer ear, and other body parts. It also serves to cushion joints between adjacent bones of the vertebral column, limbs, hands, and elsewhere. Ligaments: These bridge the gap between bones Tendons: Cords or straps of con...
  • Use Of Joints
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    A Cure for Osteoarthritis Glucosamine Sulfate For many people, joint problems are a serious issue. Those affected by joint problems ranges from the highly athletic professional sports players to the lesser active elders with osteoarthritis. Though there are several options to deal with sore and injured joints, the use of supplements seem to be on the rise. One of the most successful supplements used today for joint support and repair is glucosamine sulfate. Not only can glucosamine sulfate preve...
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis From Other Forms Of Arthritis
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    Rheumatoid arthritis affects an estimated 293,000 people, or one person in 100. Rheumatoid Arthritis causes inflammation in the lining of the joints or other internal organs. This inflammation separates Rheumatoid Arthritis from other more common forms of arthritis, like osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid Arthritis can affect people of all ages from little kids to old people. It most commonly appears between the ages of 25 and 50. Rheumatoid Arthritis affects women three times more often than men. It is...
  • Normal Joint Surface
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    Arthritis is caused by inflammation of the bodies joints. The most common feature is evidence of synovial joint inflammation. This can affect single or multiple areas such as the knee, and finger joints and hip joints. These joints are found at end of the joining bones enclosed by a capsule. The space inside between the capsule is filled with fluid. In arthritis the fluid becomes inflamed with cells and proteins from the immune system. This allows the two bone surfaces to move smoothly over each...

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