Musculoskeletal System of Humans

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  • Mohd Norhafeez Jusoh |

 

Hi students! Upon learning this topic, you should be able to understand why the skeletal system play a significant role in locomotion and support in human. Please read a brief introduction of human skeletal system below. 

 

 

Human Skeletal System

  • The skeletal system works as a support structure for your body.
  • It gives the body its shape, allows movement, makes blood cells, provides protection for organs and stores minerals.
  • The skeletal system is also called the musculoskeletal system

 

What is the skeletal system?

  • The skeletal system is your body’s central framework.
  • It consists of bones and connective tissue, including cartilage, tendons, and ligaments.
  • It’s also called the musculoskeletal system.

[this article is taken from: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/21048-skeletal-system]

Development and structure of the skeleton

  • Infants are born with about 300 separate bones.
  • As a child grows, some of those bones fuse together until growth stops, typically by the age of 25, leaving the skeleton with 206 bones. 

[this article is taken from: https://www.livescience.com/22537-skeletal-system.html]

 

 

the type of bones found in a human.
the ligaments and tendons of a foot.

 

 

 

 

 

Hello there! Ready to learn some bones?

 

 

 

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Mohd Norhafeez Jusoh

Mohd Norhafeez Jusoh