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Anatomy
The study of internal/external structures, the physical relationship between body parts
-Gross Anatomy: structures visible to the naked eye
Transverse Plane
Divides the body into superior and inferior sections
Anatomical Position
Legs together,
feet flat on the floor,
hands at sides,
palms face forward.
Supine
Person is lying up
(on back)
Prone
When a person is lying down
(on stomach)
The skeletal system protects-
(3)
Support/protect soft tissues, Storage of minerals & blood formation
The axial skeleton protects-
(4)
Protects brain,
spinal cord,
sense organs,
and soft tissues
The appendicular skeleton provides internal support and positioning of
(3)
Arms
Legs
Soft Tissue
Functions of the muscular system
(3)
Locomotion
Support
Heat Production
Skeletal muscles provide, control and support
Provide SKELETAL MOVEMENT, Control ENTRANCES AND EXITS OF DIGESTIVE TRACT, and
Protect SOFT TISSUE
Kinesiology
The science of movement
Biomechanics
The science concerned with the internal and external forces acting on a human body and the effects produced by these forces
Internal/External forces acting on a body determine
How the parts of the body move during the performance of a motor skill
Frontal Plane
Divides the body into anterior and posterior sections (forward and backward)
Sagital
Divides the body into left and right sections