Skeletal system

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What are the three main functions of the skeletal system?
Movement, support and protection
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What are tendons?
Bone to muscles
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What are ligaments?
Bone to bone
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What movement does a hinge joint allow someone to do and where are these joints?
Flex and extend, and elbow and knee
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What movement can someone do with a ball and socket joint, and where are they?
All movements including rotation, and hips and shoulders
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What movement is taking a limb away from the body?
Abduction
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What's plantar and dorsi flexion?
Plantar- increases angle Dorsi- decreases the angle
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How do bones gain density?
By exercising
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Name given to fractures where the bone protrudes through the skin?
Compound
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Name given to a break at an angle?
Oblique
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Name given to a break part way across the bone?
Greenstick
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Name given to a break straight across the bone?
Transverse
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What does RICE stand for?
rest ice compression and elevation
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What is osteoporosis?
A weak skeleton where bones break easily due to their lack of density
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What's flexion?
The angle of the joint getting smaller than the movement
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What's extension?
The angle at the joint is getting bigger than the movement
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What's abduction?
Bringing towards the body, adding to it
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What's rotation?
Circling
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What are tendons?

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What are ligaments?

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What movement does a hinge joint allow someone to do and where are these joints?

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What movement can someone do with a ball and socket joint, and where are they?

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