Musculoskeletal System

Learn the Anatomy of the human skeleton and how it interacts with the muscles of the body; understand the innervations, blood supply and actions of each individual muscle to build a good perspective of how the body works as a unit.
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The Human Body

1. Bone Anatomy Introduction

  • Understand bone shapes and their role within the human body
  • Understand the key functional bones in the body

 2. Connective Tissue

  • Understand the construction, types and roles of connective tissues within the human body.

 3. Anatomical Terms

  • Understand what is meant by the anatomical position
  • Be able to use anatomical descriptions correctly
  • Be able to describe movements using anatomical language
Clinical Conditions

1. Conditions of the Foot

  • Describe the common conditions of the foot
  • Describe the common presentations of foot conditions
  • Describe some of the secondary complications of foot conditions

2. Conditions of the Ankle

  • Describe the common conditions of the ankle
  • Describe the common presentations of ankle conditions
  • Describe some of the secondary complications of ankle conditions
3. Conditions of the Lower Leg
  • Describe the common conditions of the leg
  • Describe the common presentations of leg conditions
  • Describe some of the secondary complications of leg conditions
4. Conditions of the Knee
  • Describe the common conditions of the knee
  • Describe the common presentations of knee conditions
  • Describe some of the secondary complications of knee conditions
5. Conditions of the Thigh
  • Describe the common conditions of the thigh
  • Describe the common presentations of thigh conditions
  • Describe some of the secondary complications of thigh conditions
6. Conditions of the Hip
  • Describe the common conditions of the hip
  • Describe the common presentations of hip conditions
  • Describe some of the secondary complications of hip conditions
7. Conditions of the Lower Back
  • Describe the common conditions of the lower back
  • Describe the presentation of lower back conditions
  • Describe some secondary complications of lower back conditions
8. Conditions of the Back and Neck
  • Describe the common conditions of the back and neck
  • Describe the common presentations of back and neck conditions
  • Describe some of the secondary complications of back and neck conditions
9. Conditions of the Shoulder and Clavicle
  • Describe the common conditions of the shoulder and clavicle
  • Describe the common presentations of shoulder and clavicle conditions
  • Describe some of the secondary complications of shoulder and clavicle conditions
10. Conditions of the Arm
  • Describe the common conditions of the arm
  • Describe the common presentations of arm conditions
  • Describe some of the secondary complications of arm conditions
11. Conditions of the Elbow
  • Describe the common conditions of the elbow
  • Describe the common presentations of elbow conditions
  • Describe some of the secondary complications of elbow conditions
12. Conditions of the Forearm and Wrist
  • Describe the common conditions of the hip
  • Describe the common presentations of hip conditions
  • Describe some of the secondary complications of hip conditions
13. Conditions of the Hand
  • Describe the common conditions of the hip
  • Describe the common presentations of hip conditions
  • Describe some of the secondary complications of hip conditions
Musculoskeletal Anatomy

1. Muscles of the Thigh

  • Understand the different muscle compartments of the thigh and their relative movements.
2. Key Areas of the Lower Limb
  • Understand the clinical relevance, boundaries and contents of regions within the lower limb.
3. The Bones of the Lower Limb
  • Learn about the bones that form the lower limb, including the distinct bony landmarks and their clinical relevance.
4. The Bones of the Foot
  • Identify and understand the location, function and clinical relevance of bones of the foot.
5. Muscles of the Lower Leg
  • Understand the different muscle compartments of the leg and their relative movements.
6. Bones of the Upper Limb
  • Understand the location, articulation and clinical relevance of key bones in the upper limb.
7. Muscles of the Shoulder
  • Understand the location and function of muscles of the shoulder.
8. Muscles of the Upper Arm
  • Understand the origin, attachment and function of muscles in the arm.
9. Bones of the Hand
  • Understand the location and clinical significance of bones within the hand.
10. Muscles of the Forearm
  • Identify the origin, attachment and function of different muscles in the forearm.
11. Key Areas of the Upper Limb
  • To understand the borders, contents and clinical relevance of key areas in the upper limb.
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