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Anatomy of Humans

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Introduction There are three main types of joints. They are all important for the body to perform its tasks during life. They are. * Fibrous * Cartilaginous * Synovial These joints sustain movement and shape of the human body. Some of the joints in the human body have created a form of protection without movement. All of the bones in a body are strong and contain what is called bone marrow. They are too small to do so and don't need any. Bone marrow is the substance that keeps the bones alive and grows and also in some unfortunate cases heals after an accident. Fibrous joints Sutures are situated in the cranium (Skull). Then there is also syndemosis which is mainly in the tibular and fibular. And finally there is Gomphosis the, which is in the teeth. Sutures are situated in the cranium, which is the skull. They are connected by tissue, which after your cranium reaches a certain size they will start fusing together. When a person is born their cranium is not attached the bones overlap so that your brain is allowed to grow and it relieves pressure off the brain. ...read more.


It can only move forwards and backwards like a hinge on a door. This joint is located in 2 main areas, which is your knee and your elbow. If there were another joint here it would not be so affective as the Synovial joint. They also have Synovial membrane to join the bones together and there is also articular cartilage, Synovial cavity and finally fibrous capsule. With out these important factors the Synovial joint wouldn't be able to do what it does so well. Knee. The knee is most probable the most important of all of them as the Synovial fluid acts as a shock absorber. If your were to fall and you had no Synovial fluid there would be nothing to absorb the shock of the impact there for there would be a good chance the your bones would just brake. Your Synovial fluid is a shock absorber, which is what lets you walk with out being in pain if you had no Synovial fluid it would hard to walk and any sport would be hard to do. ...read more.


moon.ouhsc.edu/gsharp/ namics/firstcmc.htm * Ball and socket- found in the hip The ball and socket joint is the most known joint in the body as it is the only one that is capable of rotating 360o. this is very important in games like tennis as your shoulder is under a lot of pressure with the smash. / ~jnespor/injury.html All of these joint are important for the human body to move and to sustain its shape. With out the bones in our bodies the human body would only be a stain on the floor almost entirely made of water with no strong substance to sustain shape or movement and we wouldn't have any protection which our bones provide. / index_c.shtml A Rugby Kick Joint Joint type Movement Pattern Right shoulders Synovial; ball & socket Flexion + Abduction Left shoulders Synovial; ball & socket Flexion+ Abduction Spine Pivot Flexion Left elbow Hinge Straight Right elbow Hinge Flexion Wrist Condyliod Pronation Ankle Right Condyloid Eversion Ankle Left Condyloid Inversion + plantarflexion Reference Page 1. skullduggery.com/images/0248.jpg 2. 619knee.htm 3. / Hip/hipnew.htm 4. /pages/ lowback.htm 5. / knee_structure.htm 6. /cgi-bin/ ie.cgi?exam=chap17p6.exm 7. /cgi-bin/ ie.cgi?exam=chap17p6.exm 8. moon.ouhsc.edu/gsharp/ namics/firstcmc.htm 9. / ~jnespor/injury.htm 10. l/ index_c.shtml Tomos Green Anatomy Assignment ...read more.

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