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The Musculoskeletal System and the Skin (Human Body Library)

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Published by Enslow Publishers .
Written in English


  • Juvenile Life Sciences,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Science & Nature - Anatomy & Physiology,
  • Science & Nature - Biology,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Muscular system,
  • Musculoskeletal system,
  • Skeleton,
  • Skin

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10936911M
ISBN 100766020231
ISBN 109780766020238

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A third type of muscle, cardiac muscle, makes up the heart and pumps blood throughout the body. As the name implies, skeletal muscle is intimately associated with the skeletal system, and for this reason, this module focuses on skeletal muscle and does not discuss cardiac and smooth muscle. Get this from a library! The musculoskeletal system and the skin. [Susan Dudley Gold] -- Explains what musculoskeletal system is and how it functions with the rest of the body. Lesions of the skeletal system, as compared with many other organ systems, are only rarely encountered during routine toxicity screening studies. Most published reports of induced lesions of these tissues originate from studies in which dietary manipulation is used Cited by: 1. The skin also consists of accessory organs, such as glands, hair, and nails, thus making up the integumentary system. A section of skin with various accessory organs is shown in Figure 1. Figure 1.A section of skin with various accessory organs. The skin consists of two layers, the epidermis and the underlying dermis.

Purchase The Musculoskeletal System - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,   The Musculoskeletal System provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid for medical students. Within each chapter a major disease is introduced by clinical case and this is followed by a description of the relevant anatomy physiology and biochemistry; thereby encouraging the reader to gain an integrated understanding.4/5(3). This book is a comprehensive reference and practical guide on the technology and application of ultrasound to the musculoskeletal system. It is organized into two main sections. The first is devoted to general aspects, while the second provides a systematic overview of the applications of musculoskeletal ultrasound in different areas of the body/5(24). The musculoskeletal system is the combination of the muscular and skeletal systems working together and includes the bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments of the body. What does the musculoskeletal system do? The musculoskeletal system provides our bodies with shape, protection of our internal organs and the ability to move.

  Titles include chapter notes, a further reading list, for more information, Internet addresses, a glossary, and an the first book in this new series, author Susan Dudley Gold examines the biology and overall health of the musculoskeletal system. She explains what the musculoskeletal system is, how it works, and what parts of the body 4/5(2). Î Muscular system is 50% of total human body weight. Î > skeletal muscles, which enables the human body to move and stand erect. Î Skeletal muscles are arranged in overlapping intricate layers: z Superficial muscles z Deep muscles Skeletal muscle Î Skeletal muscle is striated (striped), and excludes cardiac and smooth muscle. The musculoskeletal system, which provides mechanical support and permits movement, is composed of skeletal muscle, tendons, bones, joints and ligaments. Skeletal muscles act as contractile levers, and are connected to bone by tendons. Musculoskeletal disorders. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are conditions that affect the nerves, tendons, muscles and supporting structures, such as the discs in your back. They result from one or more of these tissues having to work harder than theyre designed to. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are conditions that affect the nerves, tendons, muscles and supporting structures, such as the discs in .