Types of Joints

Presented by: Jon Perez and Adrian Minjares Period 6

Ball in Socket Joints

These pictures represent a Ball in Socket Joint because each pictures illustrates the shape of a ball in a socket. In the foot of the desk and the urinal you can see the ball which can rotate like the joints in our shoulder. The picture with the light, the lights rod can rotate in the base of the light so that it can project to other areas.

Gliding Joints

These pictures demonstrate gliding joints because all of the glides to complete their function. In the pictures of the elevator door and the display case door they slide like the joints in our feet and hands. In all of the picture the doors glide over something else to complete its function and allows for movement to occur in the door.

Hinge Joints

These pictures show how the hinge joints connect to other joints to allow movement like in our elbow how it can move up and down freely. All the pictures show how the hinges control the movement of the objects.

Pivot Joints

In order to be considered a pivot joint the joint has to have to have limited movement but can complete the function of turn in other direction like our neck and spine. The pictures show how the joints pivot in order to rotate to complete an other task.