Human Biology II Muscles and Movement Course - 100 hour distance learning course

By: ACS Distance Education  17/06/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, online course, correspondence courses

There are 8 lessons as follows: 1. How Nerves Work Structure of the nervous system Neuron function Anatomy of neurons How muscles workwith nerves Basic body functions 2. Nerves and Motor Skills Overview Synapses Neurotransmitters Neural circuits Science of motor skills How motor skills develop Physiology of the central nervous system Homeostatic reflex arc Spinal chord and spinal nerves Central sensiomotor programs 3. Skeletal Muscle The skeleton How bones form Anatomy of bone Fractures and fracture healing Types of bones Bone joints Skeletal muscles Smooth muscle Striated voluntary muscle Cardiac muscle Relationship between muscle and skeleton 4. Muscle Organisation Parts of the muscular system: tendons, deep fascia, epimysium etc Types of muscle fibre Muscle types: striated, smooth, cardiac Skeletal muscle types: slow oxidative, fast glycolic, etc What muscle cause what movement 5. Muscular Movement How do muscles move How skeletal muscles produce movement How levers are used to produce muscular movement Group actions Terminology Muscle groups and movements 6. Muscular Development Muscular body function Energy systems Muscular strength Muscular endurance 7. Muscle Flexibility Introduction Flexibility Excitation contraction of muscle Different levels of flexibility Internal flexibility External flexibility 8. Muscles and Posture Posture Gravity support Net movement Benefits of posture Good posture Postural mechanisms Slow and fast twitch muscles Nervous system feedback Posture improvement Ergonomics Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading. Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Science/HUMAN-BIOLOGY-II-BSC202-MUSCLES-MOVEMENT-250.aspx

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