musculoskeletal system

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Noun1.musculoskeletal system - the system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form
body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
muscle system, muscular structure, musculature - the muscular system of an organism
skeletal system, systema skeletale, skeleton, frame - the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
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Walking analysis serves as a tool for assessing walking stereotypes and patterns related to functional limitations due to nervous management disorders or locomotor system impairment.
Learn the many different types of pathology that can affect the lower limb and locomotor system, from a spinal condition.
Locomotor system's complex morphological structure (bone, joints, muscles, nerves, non-specialized connective tissue, skin), close connection with the nervous and peripheral central nervous system and last, but not least, the high exposure level to traumatic agents, justify the possibility to develop various seriousness impairments, irrespective of the lesion's etiology or topography in some or several components of the locomotor system (Kiss, 2004).
To achieve this, different chemical components at different concentrations have been added, of which many of these are not harmful to health, but at the same time, there are those who are strongly harmful to health, causing problems ranging from cancer to damage in the locomotor system.
The authors have organized the nineteen chapters that make up the main body of their text in four parts devoted to the basics of mechanics, the basics of mathematics, the mechanical aspects of the human locomotor system, and solved biomechanical problems.
Locomotor system infections caused by Salmonella are observed more frequently in infants and young children.
com)-- The seventh edition of the classic "Color Atlas of Human Anatomy, Volume 1, Locomotor System," recently published by Thieme, makes mastering a vast amount of information on the locomotor system much less daunting.
In this study, the short time lipid profile laboratory findings of reported patients who had rheumatologic complaints and have admitted to Istanbul Medical Faculty, Medical Ecology and Hydroclimatology Department's Locomotor System Diseases Outpatient Clinic, were aimed to be investigated before and after 15 days of spa therapies.
Flexor or contracted tendons deformity involving fetlock or pastern joints is the most common congenital deformity of locomotor system and is observed in newborn foals, lambs, calves and pigs (Sangwan et al.
Biomechanics of human locomotor system and Orthopaedics and Traumatology in sport context.
This places huge demands on their locomotor system.
Sun (German Tuina Academy) and Kapner (therapy, German Center for Osteoporosis) provide a guide for Western acupuncturists, physical therapists, osteopaths, and massage therapists to using Chinese tuina massage to treat disorders of the locomotor system, gynecological and gastrointestinal diseases, pediatric ailments, chronic pain after sports injuries, and other conditions in general and internal medicine like psychovegetative disorders and headaches.