In this lesson, we define anatomy terminology related to movement and location.
Learn terminology that describes anatomical movements and location.
Define the terms flexion and extension, hyperextension, lateral, medial, adduction and abduction, internal and external rotation, anterior and posterior, distal and proximal, superior and inferior. Explain Andrey Lappa’s ways of describing movement types and the reason (related to asana practice) that he describes movement in this way. Name the three planes of motion and the type of movement that happens in each.
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