Chapter 2: body positions and planes
body facing forward, feet are parallel to each other, arms are at he sides with the palms facing forward
Also known as the median plane, it divides the body into equal left and right sides.
Also known as the horizontal plane, it divides the body into superior and inferior sections.
Also known as frontal plane, it divides the body into anterior and posterior sections.
toward the back of the body; posterior
toward the belly; anterior
lying face downward, on the stomach
lying face upward, on the back
any plane that is parallel to the midsagittal plane; dividing body into left and right
Read about the diagonal plane