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Human Body: The Muscular System



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Item Number:
AVP 959
Price:
$49.99
Format:
DVD
Length:
29 min.
Copyright:
2010
Closed Caption:
Yes
Producer:
Centre Communications/Ambrose Video Publishing
Grade Level:
7 - Adult
Summary:
The muscular system is the most intriguing of the body's structures. It is the system we have the most control over. Using a simple principle of physics, the lever principle, our muscles are able to move our skeleton around, allowing us to perform simple tasks of facial communication, refined finger movements and the graceful actions of the elite athlete. Also, understand the unique characteristics of the body's most important muscle - the heart. Join renowned surgeon Dr. Mark Reisman as he guides you through the anatomy and physiology of the human body's many muscles, tendons and ligaments.

Shot in HD, using the latest in 3-D graphics, medical imaging and cadaver specimens, see the human body's muscular system revealed in ways never seen before.

Chapters
- Introduction
- Lever Principle
- Muscle and Bone Anatomy
- Muscle Chemistry
- How Muscles Work
- Muscular Anatomy and Physiology
- Tendons, Ligaments and Fascia
- Knee Anatomy
- Muscle Disease
- Muscles and Exercise
- Involuntary Muscles
- Conclusions

DVD Extras: Closed Captioning, Spanish Subtitles, Educator's Guide




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