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The Real Pilates Standards of Training are distinguished by our focus on 4 key elements. Your weekly assignments are designed to develop your skill in each of these areas as well as your Anatomy, History and more.

WEEK 14 ANATOMY

LINK: WEEK 13 ANATOMY ANSWER KEY

Anatomy Course Overview:

And we’re back again! This week we are on to joints! The information from last week should help you organize this week’s info--remembering the names of the bones as well as the terms from Week 1 will help you this week. Again, you’ll head to Vimeo (using the link below and the password “rpttanatomy”), make your notes, and then head to canvas to answer this week’s questions.

WATCH  Joints video

Key Concepts:

Definition of a joint

Definition of fibrous joints

            Example

Definition of cartilaginous joints

Motions (also the motion for fibrous joints)

  • Compression

  • Stretching

  • Bending

  • Twisting

Example of cartilaginous joints

Synovial joint features:

  • Joint cavity

  • Hyaline articular cartilage

  • Synovial membrane

  • Outer fibrous capsule

  • Internal and external ligaments

Classification of synovial joints (add examples if you’re feeling fancy):

  • Plane joint

  • Hinge joint

  • Ball and socket

  • Condyloid joint

  • Saddle joint

  • Pivot joint

Axes of movement: Definition and examples

  • Flexion/Extension

  • Adduction/Abduction

  • Internal/External Rotation

POST TO THE BOARD IN CANVAS:

QUESTIONS:

  • In the Single Leg Circles on the Mat, what joint actions occur at the hip joint?

  • In Coordination on the Reformer, what joint actions occur in the lower limb?

  • What joint actions occur in the shoulder joint during Pull Straps I? Pull straps II?

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!