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  • Muscles In The Human Body Movement

    The human body is composed of muscle which are responsible for body movement. Muscles in found in the human body attach to the bones of the skeletal system, in a human body there are “700 individual muscles that make up part of a person’s weight and the muscular system. Each of these muscles are separate organ which are made up of skeletal tissues, nerves, blood vessels and muscle tissues. Muscle tissues are found throughout the human body, inside the heart, the blood vessels and the digestive…

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  • The Knee Joint

    The knee joint is the largest joint within the human body. It joins the thigh with the leg, and contains two articulations; one between the femur and tibia, and the other between the femur and patella. A human knee is a mobile “trocho-ginglymus” also known as a hinge joint, a hinge joint is a bone joint that permits motion in only one plane. The knee permits flexion and extension, while also providing a slight internal and external rotation. The knee joint is extremely vulnerable to acute injury…

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  • The Five Fertebras In The Lumbar Spine

    There is bone checking on cervical, thoracic, vertebrae. These bones are irregular, so they gathered by cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacral. The gatherings have different measures of vertebras for everyone. The cervical spine aggregate has seven vertebras. The thoracic spine aggregate has twelve. There are five vertebrae's in the lumbar spine. The last section is sacrum, and there is five vertebrae's in the sacrum excluding the three vertebrae's in the coccyx. "Bone markings along the edge of…

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  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Essay

    is considered to be one of your four focal ligaments within your knee that join to the femur, which is connected to the tibia. The knee is fundamentally a center of rotation that is seized together by the medial collateral, the lateral collateral, and both anterior cruciate and posterior cruciate ligaments. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is known as a ligament in your knee that crosses from the base of the femur to the highest of the tibia. The main concentration of the knee joint it to…

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  • Alzheimer's Disease Case Study

    Patient is elderly, independent, physical, active, has medical history of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, myocardial infarction, stents ’06. Ischemic heart disease: Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of death for people over the age of 65 years old and is one of the most common forms of heart disease. It is a disease caused by narrowed heart arteries. When the heart is narrowed it results in less blood and oxygen that can reach the heart muscle, which can lead to heart attack. Based on…

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  • ACL Injury In Sports

    Growing up, I watched a lot of sports. Baseball was my favorite. My family and I cheered for the Atlanta Braves through the good and bad times. Some of my favorite memories are of going to baseball games with my family. I clearly remember the day my favorite player went down due to an ACL injury. In 2010, Chipper Jones made a spectacular throw from third, a boom-boom play at first. Chipper got the out for the Braves. I remember my excitement fading as Chipper immediately went to the ground. I…

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  • The Anatomy And Injury Of The ACL

    composition of the ACL is Type 1 collagen. The rest of the ligament is composed of Types 2 and 3 collagen, and elastin to allow the ACL to be elastic in nature. The collagen fibers of the ACL also accommodate themselves to the bone fibers of the femur and tibia. When this accommodation occurs, the result is a transitional zone comprised of mineralized and plain fibrocartilage. This zone prevents too much stress to be pinpointed onto one spot. This happens because of the shift from tendon to…

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  • Plantarflex And Gerontology Research Paper

    calcaneal tendon which inserts into the back of the calcaneous. The gastrocnemius muscle has two heads, the medial head originates from the medial condyle and the lateral head originates from the lateral condyle of the femur. The plantaris muscle originates at the supercondylar line of the femur and the soleus muscle originates on the shaft of the tibia and fibula. There are also the deep muscles that plantarflex the ankle and flex the toes. The flexor digitorum longus muscle plantarflexes the…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Career In Physical Therapy

    Hello, my name is Emi Iwao and I have been working in the physical therapy field for 5 years. During high school I took a sports medicine class which interested me in the body and how it works. I knew right away that I wanted my career to deal with sports medicine and began researching. I applied to many colleges but finally decided on Central Michigan University because of the high reviews on their physical therapy program. At Central, I got my four year bachelor’s degree and then went on…

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  • Titanium Bone Benefits

    The first step in the process is that a 3-D image of the outer surface of the femur is made. The bone was laser scanned at the physical anthropology computer lab using a special 3-D laser scanning machine. Resulting data was a highly accurate representation of the superficial topographic features of the bone the initial 3-D data set contained eighty thousand facets. The second step was generating a 3-D model of the femur. The model was made to be manipulated digitally. The 3-D digital data was…

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