The joint between the humerus and the ulna bends the elbow.
The knee is the elbow is not
The elbow is a hinge joint.
A muscle that straightens a joint is called an extensor.Extensors are the muscles whose contraction extends or straightens a limb or other part of the body.Extensor muscle
Good question. I want to know myself..so someone with a good knowledge of the joints (yes ...my p.e teacher is who im talking about) needs to answer this question!!!! wait..thats not such a good idea coz then i wont be able to copy it without her knowing that i cut n paste.....LOL. anyaways...all i know is....NOTHING!! (grrr) It is the shoulder, elbow and hip joints
The three joints that make up the elbow are the radiohumeral, proximal radioulnar and the ulnohumeral.
the elbow and knee are hinge joints
The biceps brachii muscle controls three joints, the elbow, shoulder, and the proximal radioulnar joint, which allows the palm to be turned upwards.
In our joints our hinge joints are located between two bone our hinge joint is our elbow.