January 18, 2012
Anatomy and Physiology Essay Questions
1. Why is it life-threatening to have a high fever?
Having a body temperature above 99 degrees fahrenheit can cause organ cells to begin dying
which result in the damage o
7. cell membrane/wall encloses the content of wall. cytoplasm is the main fluid sytem of
substance. the nucleus is the control center and houses genetic material. Organelles are little
organs that perform specified functions, growth and reproduction, nour
Liability: state of being responsible for something.
Misfeasance: A transgression. The wrongful exercise of lawful authority
Nonfeasance: Failure to do what is expected
Malfeasance: unlawful act resulting in harm
Assumption of risk: understanding an athle
Back Order: an order that cannot be currently filled or shipped, but is requested nonetheless for
when the item becomes available again.
Capital Goods: goods that are used in producing other goods, rather than being bought by
1. Sara is in her last month of pregnancy and is suffering from lower back pains. Since she is
carrying her excess weight in front of her, she wonders why her back hurts. What would you tell
Sara is experiencing pain due to the abnormal amount of wei
MULTIPLE CHOICE & TRUE/ FALSE QUESTIONS
What is the difference between red marrow and yellow marrow?
-Red marrow: where new blood cells are formed. (abundant in spongy bone) It forms the
extremely hard exterior.
-Yellow bone marrow: a site for fat storage
MULTIPLE/TRUE & FALSE
What is the function of myoglobin?
Describe the three types of muscle fibers and how they contribute to athletic ability.
Slow- twitch (ST or Type I) fibers are identified by a slow contraction time and a high