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Bones

Types of Bones

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cranium(skull) Location: head, Function: protects the brain
sternum Location: center of the chest, Function: protects the heart and other internal organs, supports the chest
ribs Location: chest, Function: protect the internal organs, supports the chest
vertebrae(backbone) Location: Center of the back, Function: protects spinal cord and supports upper body, Strengthening Exercises: walking, running, and jumping.
pelvis Location: the hip, Function: provides support for the legs, Strengthening Exercises: walking, running, and jumping.
clavicle(collar bone) Location: Across the top and front of the chest, Function: provides structure for shoulders and upper body.
scapula(shoulder blade) Location: upper part of the back, Function: provides structure for shoulders and upper body
ulna Location: bone between the elbow and wrists, located on the pinky side, Function: allows movement through the wrist and elbow, Strengthening Exercises: push ups, cartwheels, and squats
radius Location: Bone between the elbow and wrist, located on the thumb side, Function: provides structure for lower arm, Strengthening Exercises: push ups, cartwheels, and squats
femur Location: upper leg, Function: gives the leg support, longest, heaviest bone int the body, Strengthening Exercises: walking, running, and jumping
patella(kneecap) Location: between the upper and lower leg, Function: covers the knee joint
fibula Location: smallest bone in the lower leg, Function: gives support to lower leg
tibia Location: biggest bone in lower leg, Function: gives support to lower leg
humerus Location: upper bone in the arm, Function: provides structure for upper arm, Strengthening Exercises: push ups, cartwheels, and squat thrusts
Movement is basic to life. Strong healthy bones are as essential as strong muscles. Sitting up straight, walking, and jumping are all functions that require the use of the skeletal system. bones
Osteoporosis is a disease of bone loss. When bone loss exceeds bone formation and continues until bone density leads to increased risk of bone fractures in the wrist, hip, and spine. osteoporosis
A healthy diet rich in Calcium and Vitamin D should be consumed everyday. Calcium is an important mineral that is needed by the body for formation of healthy bones. The body cannot produce calcium. Calcium must be abstained from food healthy diet
Bones a major part for a healthy lifestyle. healthy lifestyle
Created by: chance8