Course curriculum

  • 1

    A- The Musculoskeletal System

    • Introduction

    • 1. Musculoskeletal system

    • 2. Types of bones

    • 3. Bone structure

    • 4. Bone structure & development

    • 5. Joints

    • 6. Six types of synovial joints

    • 7. Anatomical Terms for joint actions

    • 8. Joint movement language

    • 9. Planes of movement

    • 10. Axes of movement

    • 11. Planes and axes of movement acted out

    • 12. Muscles

    • 13. Sliding filament theory acted out

    • 14. Types of muscle contraction

    • 15. Posture

    • 16. Core stability

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    Muscle Pairings

    • Biceps and Triceps

    • Biceps and Triceps on skeleton

    • Quadriceps and Hamstrings

    • Quadriceps and Hamstrings on skeleton

    • Pectoralis Major, Rhomboids and Trapezius on skeleton

    • Rectus Abdominis and Erector Spinae on skeleton

    • Lower leg muscles

    • Lower leg muscles on skeleton

    • Lower leg muscles on skeleton

    • Adductors and Abductors on skeleton

    • Hip flexors and Glutes

    • Hip flexors and Glutes on skeleton

    • Lattissimus Dorsi and Deltoids

    • Lattissimus Dorsi and Deltoids on skeleton

    • Rotator cuff

    • Rotator cuff

    • Rotator cuff on skeleton

    • Levator Scapula

    • Levator scapula on skeleton

    • Serratus Anterior

    • Quadratus Lomborum

    • Pectoralis Major, Rhomboids and Trapezius

    • Rectus Abdominis and Erector Spinae

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    B- The Nervous System

    • 1. The Nervous system

    • 2. Neurons and motor units

    • 3. Motor units continued

    • 4. Motor units acted out

    • 5. Anatomy of stretching

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    C- The Cardiovascular System

    • 1. The Cardiovascular system

    • 2. Circulatory system acted out

    • 3. Blood pressure

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    D- The Respiratory System

    • 1. Intro & The Diaphragm

    • 2. Intercostal muscles

    • 3. Breathing effectively

    • 4. Gaseous exchange

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    E- The Digestive System

    • 1. Structure & Function

    • 2. Breakdown of Macronutrients

    • 3. Timescale of Digestion

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    F- The Endocrine System

    • Endocrine system

  • 8

    G- The Energy Systems

    • Energy system

    • Muscle fibre types

  • 9

    Study Materials: Manual, Powerpoint slides

    • Anatomy & Physiology Course Manual

    • Anatomy & physiology powerpoint slides

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    FOCUS AWARDS Workbook

    • Level 2 & 3 Anatomy Workbook