Musculoskeletal System of Humans

  • Trainers
  • 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:]

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:]



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






Hello there! Ready to learn some bones?




Course Information

Learning standards



Mohd Norhafeez Jusoh

Mohd Norhafeez Jusoh