Anatomy of Throwers | Performance Plus

Anatomy of Throwers

Performance Plus is very precise in the wording of human movement, so here are few diagrams that cover the basic movements of the arm and muscles involved with throwing!

Pronation and Supination

This is the movement of putting the palm up and down.

Planes of Movement

Flexion – decreasing the angle in the saggital plane

Extension- Increasing the angle in the saggital plane

Abduction – Moving away from the midline

Adduction – Moving towards the midline

Circumduction – Moving in a circular motion

Internal and External Rotation

Internal Rotation – Rotating in towards the midline

External Rotation – Rotating away from the midline

Planes of Movement

Arm Muscles

Lower Limb Muscles – Front

Lower Limb Muscles – Back