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Task 2: Football Player Field Goal2Task 2: Football Player Field GoalKicking a football through the field goal appears effortless by the professional player.They have years of experience and have perfected their skills. In all reality, the human body hascreated muscle memory on how to preform this motion with easy. There are voluntary(conscious/intentional) and involuntary (subconscious/automatic) reactions that occur throughoutthe body to create motion. (Introduction to the Nervous System | Anatomy and Physiology I, n.d.)This including several systems working together to create the kicking motion.Function of the Skeletal SystemThe first system that is at work is skeletal system which makes up the bone structure onwhich everything connects to. This is the skeleton of the body which is created from bones,ligaments and cartilage. The bones that are used to support the body in this scenario are, the hipbones, femur, fibula, tibia, and the foot. The foot consists of the tarsals, metatarsals and thephalanges. These bones are where the muscle attach to create the “power” that create the forceneeded to move them in a particular direction. Between these bones are the joints and cartilagethat connection the bones together.Hyaline Cartilage covers the end of the bone to help withmovement and reduce deterioration. Articular cartilage reduces the friction and cushions thesurface of the joints during movements between the bones. Ligaments join the bones together

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Term
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Becky Scutro

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