How Body Build Changes with Age


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Maturation is the process of _____.

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1. How does aging affect the skeleton?

2. Muscles shrink, lose power, and _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There's quite a bit going on inside your body as you get older, and this quiz asks you to recall a number of these occurrences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz on the body tests your ability to:

  • Define maturation
  • Understand what a skeleton is and what happens to the bones during aging
  • Recall what happens to muscle during aging
  • Remember what happens to our nervous system as we age
  • Recognize the change that causes a reduction in energy and oxygenation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most important information in the lesson on the body changing with age
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define related terms like 'maturation'
  • Information recall - accurately remember the knowledge you've gained about changes to your bones, muscles and nervous system during aging

Additional Learning

Still looking for more information on this subject? We recommend the lesson on Changes to Body Build with Age, as it covers the following objectives:

  • Explain aging
  • Explore what happens to the circulatory system as we age
  • Examine the lungs and the changes they go through
  • Describe what happens to our gut systems