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Kinesiology 101

Kinesiology of the Shoulder Complex


  • Describe the osteology and osteologic features of the shoulder complex
  • Describe the 4 joints within the shoulder complex and their associated features
  • List 6 kinematic principles of the shoulder complex
  • Describe the brachial plexus and innervation of muscles and joints of the shoulder complex
  • Summarize the function of the rotator cuff muscles and stabilizing tissues of the structures of the shoulder complex
  • Discuss why the glenoid labrum is so vulnerable to injury
  • Describe the vulnerability of the supraspinatus tendon

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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