the musculo skeletal system

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  • Created on: 18-01-19 19:59

skeletal system:

5 functions of the skeleton in sports:

protection of vital organs

muscle attachment

joints for movement

mineral storage

red and white blood cell production


4 types of bones:

long bones

short bones

flat bones

irregular bones

long bones:

in sport it allows MOVEMENT and generates STRENGTH and SPEED

eg humerus radius and fibula

short bones:

in sport it allows weight bearing shock absorption and spreading loads

eg phalanges metacarpals carpals

flat bones:

in sport it protect the vital organs provides attachment of muscles to help movement

eg skull chest…


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