This a collection of diagrams with test listing the origin, insertion, action and innervation of the skeletal muscles of the body. It is part of the Gross Anatomy course from the Loyola University Medical Centre and prepared by a team under the direction of McNulty and Dauzwardis . The site is organized by region or alphabetically
Type of Material:
A collection/reference .
Good for drill and practice.
Only a browser.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
This is for reference and use as flip cards ? drill and practice
Target Student Population:
For graduates and undergraduates in the Health Sciences ? Medicine, Nursing, Kinesiology, Chiropractic and other students who need education/review in this area.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
A knowledge of gross anatomy.
The whimsical humor at he beginning ? life without muscles (shows skeleton collapsing). A convenient, accessible reference listing of all muscle of the body
The material could be obtained by using a reference book on muscles. Other than the brief humor at the beginning (what happens when you have no muscles), the presentation is about the same as you could get in a simple textbook. No effort appears to put the muscles together, such as to contrast flexion and extension, etc.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
The major properties of each muscle summarized conveniently.
See comments above re text and missing add on features computer could be used for: ?Take advantage of the computer capability to show groups of muscles, how muscles work together, what happens in injury, etc.?
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
Dual site organization, frames make navigation easy
None: site satisfactorily meets its goals.
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