BIO-146 Joints and Soft Tissues
This course studies the articulating surfaces of the skeleton, and their ranges of motion. The normal range of motion will be critically compared to disorders and disease involving joints. Students will learn pathologies related to joint function, including rotator cuff injury, whiplash, golfer's elbow, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, herniated discs, hip arthoplasty, meniscus injuries of the knee, sprained ankle, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Emphasis will be placed on muscle origins, insertions and actions, their innervations and joints they act upon. Discussion of connective tissue structure and ligaments will be included.