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Range of Motion, Articular MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Range of Motion, Articular
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.600.700
G11.427.760
Unique ID
D016059
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016059
Scope Note
The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.
Entry Term(s)
Joint Flexibility
Joint Range of Motion
Passive Range of Motion
Range of Motion
Previous Indexing
Movement (1966-1990)
specific joints (1966-1990)
See Also
Pliability
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/03/23
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Range of Motion, Articular Preferred
Passive Range of Motion Narrower
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