Human Anatomy and Physiology

Biology 1120

Chapter 8 Articulations

Module 8.1 Overview of Joints
Learning Outcomes

  1.  Describe the basic functions of joints.
  2. Describe how joints are classified both structurally and functionally.
Module 8.2 Fibrous and Cartilaginous Joints
Learning Outcomes
  1. Compare and contrast the three subclasses of fibrous joints.
  2. Give examples of fibrous joints and describe how they function.
  3. Compare and contrast the two subclasses of cartilaginous joints.
  4. Give examples of cartilaginous joints, and describe their function.
Module 8.3 Structure of Synovial Joints
Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the structural components of a synovial joint.
  2. Compare and contrast synovial joints with fibrous and cartilaginous joints.
Module 8.4 Function of Synovial Joints
Learning Outcomes
  1. Define the functional classes of synovial joints.
  2. Describe and demonstrate the movements of synovial joints
Module 8.5 Types of Synovial Joints
Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the anatomical features of each structural type of synovial joint.
  2. Describe where each structural type can be found.
  3. Predict the kinds of movements that each structural type of synovial joint will allow.
  4. Compare and contrast the structural features of the knee and elbow and of the shoulder and hip.

Notes part A

Notes part B

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