Anatomy and Physiology Web-quest mucles and bones
We live in our bodies. It is important that we understand how our bodies work so that we will be able to take good care of them while we are here on Earth in these spectacular containers!! Your body is covered by the largest organ and is supported within by foundation, your skeletal system.
All your body systems have to work together in order to keep you alive and well. You will be exploring then parts of your body by using various web resources!!!!
A. Skeletal System
Your Foundation: Bones, beneath it all
Why can’t a skeleton lift weights?
Because he is all bones and no muscle!!!!
Scenario: The injured athlete
You are watching a high school football game and the running back comes off the field with an injury to his knee. He can walk on it but it seems unstable. Later on his knee is swollen and he goes to the doctors.
Use the websites to help you answer each question.
Watch the video link:
Use the following links to help you find the information you will need to diagnosis his injury.
http://www.ivy-rose.co.uk/HumanBody/Skeletal/Skeletal_System.php 2. What are the three functions of bones? Describe how the structure of a bone assists with these functions? Support – it supports the softer tissue and provide points of attachment for most skeletal muscles , Protection- provides mechanical protection reducing risk of injury to them . Assisting in Movement- when the associated muscle contract they cause bones to move.
3. Name and describe three types of joints. Elbow Joint - elbow joint is a complex hinge joint formed between the distal end of the humerus in the upper arm and the proximal ends of the ulna and radius in the forearm. Gliding Joint - gliding...
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