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What are the long term effects of exercise on the skeletal system?
Increased bone strength, Increased Ligament strength , Increased thickness of hyaline cartilage, Movement of joint stimulates the secretion of synovial fluid, Increased range of movement in joints, Increased bone density.
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What are the 5 functions of the Skeleton?
1. Movement 2. Support 3. Protection 4. Blood cell production 5. Shape.
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What is Osteoporosis?
A medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile from loss of tissue.
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What is an Weight Bearing Exercise?
A exercise that can have a great impact on the skeletal system. such as walking or running. can stimulate bone growth. Helps to prevent Osteoporosis.
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What are the 7 types of synovial joints?
1. Gliding Joint 2.Hinge Joint 3.Pivot Joint 4. Condyloid Joints 5.Saddle Joints 6.Ball and Socket 7.Compound Joints
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What is a SYNOVIAL joint?
A freely movable joint that acheves movement at the point of contact of the articulating bones.
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What is ABDUCTION?
Movement AWAY from the mid-line of the body
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What is ADDUCTION?
Movement TOWARDS from the mid-line of the body
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What is EXTENSION?
STRAIGHTENING limbs at a jount
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What is FLEXION?
BENDING limbs at a jount
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What is ROTATION?
A CIRCULAR MOVEMENT arond a fixt point
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