Bones

Overview

This book explores how the skeleton supports our bodies, including the structure of bones and joints. It explains the different illnesses and injuries that can affect your bones, from fractures to arthritis, and outlines ways to keep your bones healthy.

The human skeleton -- Healthy bones -- Types of bone -- Bone structure -- Bone marrow -- Broken bones -- Bone diseases -- Different joints -- Inside joints -- Joint problems and injuries -- Knee injuries -- Arthritis ...

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Overview

This book explores how the skeleton supports our bodies, including the structure of bones and joints. It explains the different illnesses and injuries that can affect your bones, from fractures to arthritis, and outlines ways to keep your bones healthy.

The human skeleton -- Healthy bones -- Types of bone -- Bone structure -- Bone marrow -- Broken bones -- Bone diseases -- Different joints -- Inside joints -- Joint problems and injuries -- Knee injuries -- Arthritis -- Joint replacements -- Spine -- Looking after your spine -- Spinal problems and injuries -- Skull -- Ribcage -- Arm and hand -- Leg and foot.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432934293
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 8/15/2009
  • Series: Body Focus Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 584,112
  • Age range: 11 - 14 Years
  • Lexile: IG1100L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

The Human Skeleton 4

Healthy Bones 6

Types of Bone 8

Bone Structure and Composition 10

Bone Marrow 12

Broken Bones 14

Bone Diseases 16

Different Joints 18

Inside Joints 20

Joint Problems and Injuries 22

Knee Injuries 24

Arthritis 26

Joint Replacements 28

Spine 30

Taking Care of Your Spine 32

Spinal Problems and Injuries 34

Skull 36

Ribcage 38

Arm and Hand 40

Leg and Foot 42

What Can Go Wrong with My Bones? 44

Find Out More 45

Glossary 46

Index 48

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