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HPR205: The Human Body Health & Disease

HPR205 Week 2 – Discussion 1

Week 2 – Discussion 1

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Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.

Musculoskeletal System

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.

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