By: Anthony Martinez
The Function of The Skeletal System
The function of the Skeletal System is to provide a framework for the body, to protect organs and to produce blood cells.
Bones, Tendons, Ligaments, Muscles, Tendons and Nerves and Their Role in Human Movement.
Bones: Bones are used in human movement as stability and acts as levers.
Ligaments: Ligaments are used in human movement by holding bones together.
Muscles: Muscles are used as the power and force required for movement of the bone.
Tendons: Tendons are used in human power by connecting muscles to bone.
Nerves: Nerves are used in human movement by providing the stimulus for muscles.
Diagram of A Skeleton
Diagram of A Long Bone
Disorders In The Skeletal System
Description: Over time our bones wear down and the person suffering from Arthritis experiences stiffness in joints and pain.
Symptoms: Symptoms of of Arthritis is pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints, most commonly in the hands, knees, hips and spine.
Prevalence: 1 in 4 people in the world will develop Arthritis.
Treatment: Arthritis can be treated with medications and sometimes physical therapy.
Symptoms: Symptoms of Bone Cancer are pain and swelling.
Prevalence: Over 100,000 people each year die from Bone Cancer.
Treatment: Treatment for Bone Cancer is sugary, Chemotherapy and Radiation therapy.