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9-A bony landmarks

Using the skeleton to describe the boundaries of the soft part of the abdomen

From  John Rochester on September 6th, 2018 0 likes 1,825 plays 0  

9-B extent of cavity

looking at the true extent of the peritoneal cavity using a skeleton

From  John Rochester on September 6th, 2018 0 likes 1,555 plays 0  

9-C surface markings

Describing important surafce markings of the abdomen using a skeleton

From  John Rochester on September 6th, 2018 0 likes 1,648 plays 0  

1-A landmarks of the thorax

Using the skeleton to describe the anterior part of the thorax

From  John Rochester on September 3rd, 2018 0 likes 2,403 plays 0  

How Does Physical Activity Affect Our Bone?

A skeleton that responds to physical activity is borne out of an evolutionary necessity - breaking bones is bad for survival but so too is a heavy skeleton that would prevent us from catching prey or…

From  Online Learning on June 28th, 2017 0 likes 11 plays 0  

How Can We Measure Walking Gait?

Maintaining a healthy gait is an important part of ageing well, and our ability to measure and describe its characteristics can help us to better understand how to do this. Previously, we have seen…

From  Online Learning on June 28th, 2017 0 likes 34 plays 0  

Ageing Joints and Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a disease that affects the joints. Cartilage covering the ends of the bones gradually roughens and becomes thin, preventing the joint from moving as smoothly as it should. Whilst…

From  Online Learning on June 28th, 2017 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Ageing Bone and Osteoporosis

In this video, Professor Eugene McCloskey from the University of Sheffield discusses how bones change with age and a common age-related bone condition, osteoporosis. Bone strength decreases with age…

From  Online Learning on June 28th, 2017 0 likes 37 plays 0  

What Happens When We Walk?

Walking requires the coordination of many aspects of the musculoskeletal system in conjunction with other systems such as the neurological system. In this video, we join Professor Robin Crompton in…

From  Online Learning on June 28th, 2017 0 likes 104 plays 0