Exercise and articular cartilage insight 91

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Unformatted text preview: synovial joints important throughout life • Loss of flexibility (range of motion) w/ age, rheumatoid arthritis, etc. • Exercise and articular cartilage (insight 9.1) Cartilaginous & synovial joints Cartilaginous Synovial Joints Synovial General structure of a synovial joint~ • Cavity w/ fluid that nourishes/removes wastes of articulating Cavity cartilage; bones covered w/ articular cartilage articular • Fibrous jnt capsule encloses cavity & outer fibrous capsule is continuous w/ periosteum periosteum • Synovial membrane of areolar tissue secretes fluid areolar • Meniscus= pad btw articulating bones to absorb pad shock/pressure, guides bones across each other, distributes force across entire jnt force • Tendons, ligaments, & bursae common in synovial joints • Remember tendons/ligaments are made of dense regular Remember connective tissue (tough collagen fibers) connective • Bursae= fibrous sac filled w/ synovial fluid found btw muscles fibrous synovial or where tendons pass over bone or • Also form tendon...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2014 for the course ZOO 250 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at S.E. Louisiana.

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