Musculoskeletal Foundations and Frameworks

musculoskeletal foundations and frameworks

Musculoskeletal Foundations and Frameworks

 
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If you are just starting out with musculoskeletal anatomy, the terminology might make your head spin. What are all the directions, terms, and obscure muscles and structures? The goal of this discussion is to clue you into the anatomy vocabulary you need to survive the study of the many muscles and bones you will encounter in the musculoskeletal system. We then review some general principles of the skeleton and of the joints that connect the bones.

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  • Describe and give examples of body planes and anatomic orientations.
  • Describe the general characteristics of the axial and appendicular skeletons.
  • Describe the anatomy and types of synovial joints and how they are cushioned and supported by ligaments and muscles.
  • Describe the gross architecture and function of muscles and how they interact with the skeleton.

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