Last names that begin with A through M: Select the muscular system for your initial post.
- Describe the location and the function of the muscular system. Define the different types and functions of muscles. Explain how muscles receive energy and how muscular contraction occurs. Define what factors influence the force of muscular contractions.
Last names that begin with N through Z: Select the skeletal system for your initial post.
- Describe the location and the function of the skeletal system. Explain the different classifications of bone and provide at least two examples of each type. Further, explain the process of bone growth and repair.
Use two scholarly sources (one may be your course text) to support your initial post. All sources must be referenced and cited according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length.
Guided Response: Review your classmates’ posts and respond to two peers to further discuss the muscular and skeletal systems. At least one of your responses should be to a peer who was assigned the body system you did not discuss in your original post. Choose a dysfunction of this system and identify contributing factors for this disease. Explain the etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatment for this disease. Examine how this disease can have an effect on the other physiological systems of the body. Finally, discuss how this disease and dysfunction of the body system may have an impact on the environment or how the disease is impacted by the environment. Each peer response should be at least 100 words in length and should be supported by one scholarly source. Musculoskeletal System