2.1 Explain How The Musculo Skeletal System

Case study one – (Explain how the musculo skeletal system structure is suited to the function it performs. (2.1) Mrs C is pregnant and wants to pick up a ball, describe in depth which parts of the musculo skeletal system are involved in this movement and which structural parts provide support and protection of the vital organs.
The musculo skeletal system consists of bones of the skeleton, muscles, cartilage, tendons, ligaments and joints, they all work together to provide the body support, protection and movement. The bones protect the body’s internal organs for example the rib cage protects the lungs, the skull protects the brain and the spine protects the spinal cord, it also supports the weight of the body and moves the body with the help of muscles. The muscles hold these bones in place, they assist with movement by contracting and pulling the bones allowing for movements of standing, walking, running and grasping items. Cartilage is in
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The circulatory system keeps the heart pumping and the blood flowing, the respiratory system allows us to breath and exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide, oxygen is passed into the bloodstream which is part of circulatory system. The digestive system provides digested food then certain products are absorbed into the bloodstream again part of the circulatory system, every part of these systems has a purpose and each work together to maintain life.
Case study 3 – (Explain the roles of the nervous, endocrine and urinary systems in maintaining homeostasis. (4.1) Case study Mr. W is planning a trip to the Sahara Desert, on the way he picks up a hitch hiker with diabetes. The man wants to understand how blood sugar levels are normally controlled, and needs to understand how the nervous and urinary system will work together to maintain

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