Anatomy Short Answer questions
Each Discussion needs to be answered with one cited source for each discussion. Complete your Week 1 discussion prompt. In what regions of the body would you expect to find dense irregular connective tissue, and why would the tissue be located in these regions? Complete your Week 2 discussion prompt. A boy returns to school after summer vacation to begin 7th grade only to find that he is at least four inches taller than several classmates that were the same height as him before the summer.
Propose a reason for such a difference. Complete your Week 3 discussion prompt. Why does a person with muscles that have a higher percentage of slow fibers have greater endurance than a person with muscles that have a lower percentage of slow fibers? Complete your Week 4 discussion prompt. Predict the effects of a superficial injury to the spinocerebellar tracts. Complete your Week 5 discussion prompt.
Compare and contrast epidural and subdural hemorrhages. Complete your Week 6 discussion prompt. Why do children tend to have high-pitched voices, and why do males typically have lower voices than females do? Complete your Week 7 discussion prompt. A patient is admitted to the emergency room of a hospital complaining of chest pain and shortness of breath. Upon receiving the test results, it is determined that the individual is experiencing a myocardial infarction (MI).
What anatomical changes occur during this condition, and what is/are the likely consequence(s)? Complete your Week 8 discussion prompt. Describe the mechanism that permits the penis to become erect. Complete your Week 9 discussion prompt. What concept from anatomy was the most challenging and why? What can you do to learn more about this concept as you progress through your degree program and career?
Complete your Week 10 discussion prompt. For Week 10, you will reply to the following questions by writing a one paragraph (four to five sentences) response. How will the knowledge of anatomy play into your career role? What aspect of anatomy do you feel will be the most important moving forward?