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Hours to complete

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English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    Understand the integumentary system anatomy and function

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    Understand the skeletal system anatomy and function

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    Learn joint classifications, function, and clinical correlations

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    Learn skeletal muscle anatomy and function

Specialization

Course 1 of 4 in the

100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2 to 3 hours per week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
11 hours to complete

Skeletal System

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Reading
35 videos (Total 165 min), 3 readings, 9 quizzes
Video35 videos
Functions of the Skeletal System5m
Histology of Bone Tissue3m
Cells in Osseous Tissue4m
Compact v. Spongy Bone4m
Components of Compact Bone6m
Parts of Long Bone5m
Intramembranous Ossification7m
Endochondral Ossification6m
Aging2m
Osteoporosis4m
Factors Affecting Growth/Remodeling - Bone Growth4m
Factors Affecting Growth/Remodeling - Fractures and Bone Repair9m
Skull - Terminology: Skull vs. Cranium59s
Skull - Cranial Fossae8m
Skull - Sutures3m
Skull - Inferior View of Skull5m
Skull - Lateral View of Skull2m
Skull - Facial Skeleton4m
Skull - Mandible5m
Vertebral Column9m
Sternum and Ribs - Sternum2m
Sternum and Ribs - Ribs4m
Pectoral Girdle - Clavicle2m
Pectoral Girdle - Scapula4m
Upper Limb Bones - Humerus6m
Upper Limb Bones - Ulna2m
Upper Limb Bones - Radius2m
Upper Limb Bones - Carpals, Metacarpals, Phalanges5m
Pelvic Girdle - Coxal Bone6m
Lower Limb Bones - Femur4m
Lower Limb Bones - Patella1m
Lower Limb Bones - Tibia4m
Lower Limb Bones - Fibula1m
Lower Limb Bones - Tarsals, Metatarsals, Phalanges4m
Reading3 readings
Welcome Announcement10m
Course Syllabus10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
Quiz9 practice exercises
Functions of the Skeletal System6m
Osseous Tissue and Cells14m
Types of Ossification6m
Types of Growth4m
Bone Remodeling and Growth6m
Labelling Quiz - Skeletal System Lesson 522m
Axial Skeleton14m
Labelling Quiz - Skeletal System Lesson 642m
Appendicular Skeleton12m
Week
2
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Joints

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Reading
17 videos (Total 93 min), 12 quizzes
Video17 videos
Functions of Joints1m
Joint Classification Schemes2m
Joint Structure Classifications8m
Joint Movement Classifications3m
Structures of Synovial Joints8m
Ligaments1m
Factors Affecting Range of Motion in Joints5m
Types of Synovial Joints5m
Arthritis5m
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)5m
Glenohumeral and Associated Joints11m
Elbow Joint and Associated Joints8m
Radiocarpal (Wrist) Joint3m
Hip Joint5m
Knee Joint9m
Ankle (Talocrural) and Associated Joints4m
Quiz12 practice exercises
Functions of Joints2m
Joint Structure Classifications8m
Joint Movement Classifications4m
Structures of Synovial Joints6m
Factors Affecting Range of Motion in Joints2m
Types of Synovial Joints4m
Synovial Joint Movements6m
Arthritis and Aging2m
Labelling Quiz - Joints Lesson 616m
TMJ, Glenohumeral, Elbow, and Wrist8m
Hip , Knee, and Talocrural (Ankle)8m
Labelling Quiz - Hip , Knee, and Talocrural (Ankle)50m
Week
3
Hours to complete
9 hours to complete

Skeletal Muscle

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Reading
15 videos (Total 111 min), 12 quizzes
Video15 videos
Gross Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle4m
Muscle Attachment Sites4m
Muscles of the Head14m
Muscles of the Neck and Back10m
Muscles of the Thorax4m
Muscles of the Abdomen7m
Muscles of the Pelvis4m
Muscles of Upper Limb (Axio-Appendicular)9m
Muscles of Upper Limb (Arm)4m
Muscles of Upper Limb (Forearm)7m
Muscles of Upper Limb (Hand)4m
Muscles of Lower Limb (Thigh)18m
Muscles of Lower Limb (Leg)6m
Muscles of Lower Limb (Foot)4m
Quiz12 practice exercises
Properties and Functions of Muscular Tissue2m
Types of Muscular Tissue (How They Differ)4m
Connective Tissue Coverings, Tendons, and Neurovascular Bundle2m
Muscle Attachment Sites2m
Labelling Quiz - Skeletal Muscle Lesson 420m
Covered Muscles (Lesson 4)10m
Labelling Quiz - Skeletal Muscle Lesson 536m
Covered Muscles (Lesson 5)6m
Labelling Quiz - Skeletal Muscle Lesson 644m
Covered Muscles (Lesson 6)16m
Labeling Quiz - Skeletal Muscle Lesson 7s
Covered Muscles (Lesson 7)12m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Integumentary

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Reading
8 videos (Total 43 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video8 videos
Functions of the Integumentary System8m
Epidermal Cells5m
Layers of the Epidermis7m
Dermis4m
Hypodermis2m
Melanin6m
Integumentary Glands4m
Reading1 reading
Course Feedback10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Functions of the Integumentary System4m
Layers of Skin and Functions10m
Melanin and Skin Color4m
Sebaceous and Sudoriferous Glands4m

Instructor

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Kathleen Alsup

Lecturer and Curator for the Division of Anatomical Sciences
Surgery

About University of Michigan

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future....

About the Anatomy Specialization

In this Specialization you will explore human anatomy using a systems approach, and a vast library of multimedia materials, so you may understand the features of different organ systems in relation to the human body’s form and function. This Specialization covers the following organ systems: Integumentary System Musculoskeletal System Cardiovascular System Respiratory System Urinary System Nervous System Gastrointestinal System Reproductive System Endocrine System This Specialization takes advantage of a highly visual multimedia library of accurate anatomical models and materials to help you better understand the topics....
Anatomy

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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