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Human Skeletal System - Introduction

Learn the basic anatomy and physiology of the human skeleton and the skeletal system with this free online course.

Publisher: MEDCoE
This free online course on the Human Skeletal System offers a clear understanding of the anatomy and function of the human skeleton. You will learn how the skull and rib cage protect our vital internal organs and the various functions that the vertebral column provides. You will also learn about the different types of bones, their structure and development. Start your learning journey today if you want to know more about the human body.
Human Skeletal System - Introduction
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Students

    2,021
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Description

The human skeleton is an incredible thing that enables the human body to move and protects vital internal organs. The skeleton is even involved in hematopoiesis - the formation of blood cells. in this free online course you will learn about the human skeleton, starting with the tissues it is formed from and the structure of the bones. You will learn about the two major subdivisions of the skeleton- the axial skeleton and appendicular skeleton - as well as what their separate roles are.

As you progress through the course, you will learn about the different types of bones present in the human skeleton, as well as studying their structure and development. Next, you will learn about the bones of the cranium, how they are repaired in some circumstances as well as how bones come together to form joints and how these joints are categorized according to their relative mobility.

Finally, in this free online course you will study synovial joints, which allow bones to slide past and rotate around each other. This human anatomy online course is ideal for students studying biomedical science and medicine, as well as individuals who just want to increase their knowledge and understanding of the skeletal system of human body. Enroll in this online course and start your learning journey today!

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