Both the skeletal and muscular system are essential for the movement of the skeleton. Joints in the body are the structures that allow this movement. When joints are healthy and working well many people pay no attention to them at all, it is only when they start to break down people start to notice the pain, stiffness, and loss of function.
Combining the Skeleton, Joints, and Muscles
Pick one joint from the following list and answer the questions below using the joint you have selected: Shoulder, Elbow, Hip, Knee, TMJ
Answer the following questions:
Include the classification of the joint based on structure.
Include the classification of the joint based on function.
Bones that make up the joint:
Identify the bones involved in the joint. Be specific include the bony feature or part of the bone in your answer along with the bone itself.
Movements capable at the joint:
List the specific movements at the specific joint.
Muscles involved and movements by the muscles:
Identify the muscles that produce movements at this joint and include the action of the muscles at that specific joint.
Important joint features:
Include major supporting ligaments incorporated with the joint, any bursa present at the joint and names of them, joint characteristics like fractures or dislocations, joint procedures, or other fascinating information in regards to your selected joint.
Complete additional research on the topic as necessary, ensuring to cite and reference all material in APA format.
Submit all answers in a Word document. You may also use Biodigital to aid in your write-up of your assignment.
Please review the rubric to ensure that your assignment meets the criteria.