notes 3 - The Appendicular Skeleton - The appendicular...

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The Appendicular Skeleton Difference b/w man’s & woman’s skeleton - Size: for muscle growth - Shape & pelvis: woman’s = broad & shallow - Pelvis inlet: women’s are wider = for baby’s head to pass through; men’s are narrower - Pubic angle: wider in female than male Articulation : joints are classified as how they move/move ability 1. Fibrous joints - No movement - Immovable - Suture of skull 2. Cartilaginous joints - Slight movement - Vertebrae 3. Synovial Joints: freely movable 1. Ball & socket: have 4 (2 in shoulders, 2 in hips); more range for movement 3. Hinge joints: elbow, knee 4. Pivot joints: wrist= sliding/gliding 5. Saddle joints: formed by 2 concave surfaces; thumb Muscular System Muscle tissues - Striated muscle - Skeleton muscle or voluntary muscle - Function: Contraction (shortening) Naming Skeleton muscles - Indicates specific characteristics
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2008 for the course BI SC 004 taught by Professor Mitchellameliav during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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