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HCA_220_The_Process_of_Muscular_Movement_Bone_Growth_and_Nerve_Transmission

HCA_220_The_Process_of_Muscular_Movement_Bone_Growth_and_Nerve_Transmission

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The Process of Muscular Movement, Bone Growth and Nerve Transmission. Your name May 24, 2008
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Muscular System Skeletal Muscles Cardiac Muscle Smooth Muscles
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Muscle Movements Extension “Straightening and extending a joint to increase the angle between two bones or two body parts” (Turley, 2007, p. 464). Abduction – “Moving a body part away from the midline of the body” (Turley, 2007, p. 464).
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Eversion and Inversion Eversion – means to turn a body part outward (see Figure A). Inversion – means to turn a body part inward ( see Figure B).
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Structure of a Bone “Bone is living tissue that makes up the body's skeleton” (University of Maryland Medicine, 2003, para. 1).
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Physiology of Bone Growth Ossification – “Process by which cartilaginous tissue is changed into bone from infancy to through puberty” (Turley, 2007, p. 417).
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Physiology of Nerve Transmission Dendrites Cell Body Axon
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Nerve Receptors Receptor – “Structure on the cell membrane of a target organ or gland where a hormone binds”
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Unformatted text preview: (Turley, 2003, p. 530). Summary Muscular Movement occurs as a result of muscle contraction. Muscular movement is also responsible for one’s posture, and heart production. “Bones grow in length at the epiphyseal plate by a process that is similar to endochondral ossification. This process continues throughout childhood and the adolescent years until the cartilage growth slows and finally stops” (Bone development and growth, 2000). Summary Neurotransmitters are released by neurons and send impulses from one cell to the entire nervous system. Reference Page Turley, S. (2007). Medical language. Pearson Education. Bone Development and Growth. (2000). Skeletal System. Retrieved May 22, 2008, from http://training.seer.cancer.gov University of Maryland Medicine. (2003). All About Bone. Retrieved May 22, 2008, from http://www.umm.edu/ Ryu, Y. (2006). The Top Ten Principles Of Yachigusa Ryu Aiki Bugei. Reflex Action . Retrieved May 22, 2008, from http://www.yachigusaryu.com...
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