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1

Human body consists of a bony framework, or skeleton, held together by ligaments and tendons and other connective tissue

musculoskeletal system

2

what connects bone to bone

ligaments

3

what connects muscles to bone

tendons

4

The skeletal system serves four functions

Giving body its shape
Protecting vital organs
Allowing for movement
Storing minerals and producing blood cells

5

the skull has two parts

cranium and face

6

The cranium is formed by 6 bones

2 parietal
2 temporal
occipital
frontal

7

C1-C7 (neck) first 7 vertebrae most prone to injury

cervical spine

8

T1-T12 (upper back) ribs attached to spine

thoracic spine

9

L1-L5 (lower back) least mobile of the vertebrae most lower back injuries

lumbar spine

10

S1-S5 (back wall of pelvis) form rigid part of the posterior side of the pelvis

sacral spine

11

(tailbone) last 4 vertebrae fused together

coccyx

12

this is composed of the ribs, sternum, and thoracic spine

thorax