Anatomy and Physiology

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Course Description

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to Anatomy
    • Tissues
    • Terms
    • Systems of the Body
  • Skeletal System
    • Axial and Appendicular Divisions
    • Articulations and Range-of-Motion
    • Sprains
  • Muscular System
    • Contraction Physiology; Concentric and Eccentric
    • Types of muscles: Smooth, Cardiac, Skeletal
    • Skeletal Muscles: Origin, Insertion, Actions, Palpation of major muscles
    • Strains
  • Nervous System
    • Central and Peripheral Systems
    • Somatic and Autonomic Functions
    • Major nerves of the body
    • Dermatomes and Myotomes
  • Circulatory System
    • Blood composition and function
    • Cardio-vascular System
    • Lymphatic / Immune System
  • Other Systems
    • Integument: Dermis and Epidermis
    • Urinary / Excretory functions
    • Digestion and Nutrition
    • Respiratory
    • Endocrine and Reproductive