The study of movements between adjoining articular (joint) surfaces.
[arthro- + G. kinēma, kinēmatos, movement, + -ics]
arthrokinematics(ar″thrō-kin″ĕ-mat′iks) [ arthro- + kinematics]
Description of the movement of the joint surfaces when a bone moves through a range of motion. Arthrokinematic movements include rolling and gliding of a jointarthrokinematic, adjective