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Ch 11: NMTA Phys Ed: Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology

About This Chapter

Brush up on the essentials of human anatomy and physiology here. The video lessons in this chapter are presented online. Prepare for the NMTA Physical Education examination by engaging in this convenient form of study.

NMTA Phys Ed: Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter look at various anatomical disorders along with diseases or conditions that sometimes occur within the circulatory and muscular systems of the human body. Learn from each of the lessons with the goal of correctly addressing related questions on the NMTA Physical Education examination. You'll be able to explore the components of the central nervous system and discover some of the causes of pneumonia and tuberculosis as you complete the lessons. Utilize this chapter in order to:

  • Identify disorders of the skeletal, muscular and circulatory systems
  • Describe obstructive and infective respiratory diseases
  • Classify certain neurological disorders of the peripheral and central nervous systems
  • Discuss health concerns associated with the gastrointestinal tract
  • Explain the interactions and movements that occur between the human body's systems
  • Describe the ways in which activity and inactivity affects the human body

When studying these lessons, you can revisit topics that you've probably learned about before. Voiced by experts, the online lessons are divided into various sections by subject, making it possible for you to hone in on areas in which you require more review. For the purpose of allowing you to test your knowledge and progress, there are self-assessment quizzes along with a practice chapter examination.

9 Lessons in Chapter 11: NMTA Phys Ed: Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Common Disorders of the Skeletal System

1. Common Disorders of the Skeletal System

The skeletal system is a very important body system, and there are some common disorders that specifically affect it. Continue reading to learn about them, including their symptoms and treatment.

Common Disorders of the Muscular System

2. Common Disorders of the Muscular System

In this lesson we'll review the basics of the muscular system and explain three common disorders: strains and tears, rhabdomyolysis, and muscular dystrophy.

Major Disorders of the Circulatory System

3. Major Disorders of the Circulatory System

In this lesson we'll first review what the circulatory system is. Then we'll explore three major types of disorders in the circulatory system: heart attack, stroke, and atherosclerosis.

Important Respiratory Diseases: Obstructive, Restrictive & Infective

4. Important Respiratory Diseases: Obstructive, Restrictive & Infective

This lesson will discuss the different categories of respiratory diseases, including infectious, obstructive, and restrictive. Examples of each category will also be discussed.

Categorization of Neurological Disorders: Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems Disorders

5. Categorization of Neurological Disorders: Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems Disorders

This lesson explores two major parts of the nervous system. You'll learn what the nervous system is and what types of problems can affect each system.

Gastrointestinal Health & Digestive Problems

6. Gastrointestinal Health & Digestive Problems

In this lesson, you will learn about digestive health, your gastrointestinal tract and what you can do to keep it healthy. You will also learn about symptoms of common digestive problems.

Interaction Among Body Systems & Movement

7. Interaction Among Body Systems & Movement

In this lesson we discuss how body systems interact to create movement. We explain how the eleven body systems are indeed interdependent and interconnected and how they actually work together in unison.

Effects of Physical Activity on Body Systems

8. Effects of Physical Activity on Body Systems

In this lesson we'll discuss the effects, both short-term and long-term, of physical activity on each of the major systems of the human body. In addition, we'll discuss both the positive and negative effects of exercise.

How Inactivity Affects Human Body Systems

9. How Inactivity Affects Human Body Systems

Physical inactivity affects you inside and out from head to toe. This lesson discusses how a lack of exercise can lead to a variety of physical disorders in many of your body systems.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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