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Medical Education

Motion Animations to Demonstrate Musculoskeletal Functioning

All of the animations will be more easily understood if they can be repeated at least once. In the classroom they illustrate the point better when put on continuous repeat and then stop the motion when necessary to illustrate a specific point.


Rotation of C2 on C3

Purpose: Illustrates the coupled motions of rotation and sidebending of C2 (yellow) on C3 (green). Type II mechanics, sidebending and rotation in the same direction. In this case, sidebending left and rotation left.