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Self Tests

Joint Movements

1. Straightening a joint so that the angle between its parts is increased and the parts move farther apart.
2. Moving a part toward the midline.
3. Moving a part so that its end follows a circular path.
4. Excessive extension of the parts of a joint, beyond the anatomical position.
5. Bending a joint so that the angle between its parts is decreased.
6. Moving a part around an axis.
7. Moving a part away from the midline.
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