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Anatomy for Yoga Teachers – Musculoskeletal System Introduction

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we introduce the musculoskeletal system.

Objective

Gain an understanding of the foundational anatomy of the musculoskeletal system.

Description

Explain what is included in the musculoskeletal system and what it does. Define and explain the function of bones, joints and muscles. Name and describe the different types of joints and muscles.

Vocabulary

appendicular skeleton, axial skeleton, ball and socket joint, bones, hinge joint, joint, muscle, musculoskeletal system, synovial joint

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