5 Nervous System Introduction

5 Nervous System Introduction - Functional Organization of...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Functional Organization of Nervous Tissue
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Functions of the Nervous System Senses changes with sensory receptors Integration – interprets and remembers changes Homeostasis Mental activity - consciousness, thinking, memory, emotion Controls of muscles and glands
Background image of page 2
The Nervous System Components Brain, spinal cord, nerves, sensory receptors Subdivisions Central nervous system (CNS) : brain and spinal cord Peripheral nervous system (PNS) : sensory receptors and nerves
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Peripheral nervous system Cranial nerves Spinal nerves Brain Spinal cord Central nervous system Basic Structures of the Nervous System
Background image of page 4
Sensory receptors : ending of neurons or separate, specialized cells that detect such things as temp, pain, etc. Nerve : a bundle of axons and their sheaths that connects CNS to sensory receptors, muscles, and glands Cranial nerves : originate from the brain; 12 pairs Spinal nerves : originate from spinal cord; 31 pairs Ganglion : collection of neuron cell bodies outside
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 6
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 12/03/2009 for the course KINESIOLOG 1Y03 taught by Professor Parises during the Spring '09 term at McMaster University.

Page1 / 13

5 Nervous System Introduction - Functional Organization of...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 6. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online