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Ch 5: Muscular, Skeletal & Integumentary Systems in Older Adults

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Enhance your preparations for an upcoming exam, assignment or test covering muscular, skeletal and integumentary systems in older adults with help from this chapter. Short lessons, quizzes and a practice exam can quickly and effectively strengthen your comprehension.

Muscular, Skeletal & Integumentary Systems in Older Adults - Chapter Summary

This comprehensive overview can help you gain full comprehension of muscular, skeletal and integumentary systems in older adults. Top instructors have developed entertaining lessons you can access online using any computer or mobile device to study the changes older adults experience in body build, mobility, voice and more. Before, during or after reviewing the lessons, assess your comprehension by taking short quizzes and a practice exam. Once you've completed this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Explain how the skin, hair and voice change with age
  • Discuss ways the body build changes over time
  • Describe how mobility is impacted by age
  • Share ways self-concept is impacted by the physical changes of aging
  • Provide details about changes in sleep patterns and physical appearance in late adulthood

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