Yale University
Anatomy of the Upper and Lower Extremities
Yale University

Anatomy of the Upper and Lower Extremities

Taught in English

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Shanta Kapadia
William B. Stewart
Charles Duncan

Instructors: Shanta Kapadia

4.9

(64 reviews)

Intermediate level

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14 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
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There are 8 modules in this course

This course has two main parts, one for the lower extremity and the other for the upper extremity. We will show how the various systems that supply and organize the limb control its function. There are a set of introductory lectures which will allow more experienced students to refresh their knowledge of the limbs and a guide to those with less experience. These lectures will be followed by detailed dissections of the extremities emphasizing locomotion for the lower extremities and hand positioning and function for the upper extremities.

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5 readings1 discussion prompt

The following videos discuss the organization of the lower extremity covering the bones, movements, muscles, vessels, and nerves.

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5 videos

This unit examines the structures of the proximal lower extremity from anterior, femoral triangle, medial, lateral and gluteal perspectives.

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6 videos7 readings1 quiz1 plugin

This unit examines the structures of the distal lower extremity in the posterior thigh, the popliteal region, knee, the compartments of the leg, and foot and ankle.

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6 videos7 readings1 quiz1 plugin

In the following short videos we will discuss the organization of the upper extremity covering the bones, movements, muscles, vessels, and nerves. We will emphasize the importance of movements of the entire limb to place the hand in functional positions.

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6 videos

This unit examines the structures of the shoulder from anterior, posterior superior and lateral perspectives with emphasis on scapula, rotator cuff and the unique aspects of the shoulder joint.

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6 videos7 readings1 quiz1 plugin

This unit examines the structures of the brachial plexus from nerve roots to trunks, divisions, cords and branches.

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3 videos4 readings1 quiz1 plugin

This unit examines the structures of the distal upper extremity with a particular emphasis on the structures that comprise the unique facilities of the human hand.

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5 videos7 readings1 quiz1 plugin

Instructors

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4.8 (17 ratings)
Shanta Kapadia
Yale University
3 Courses108,400 learners
William B. Stewart
Yale University
3 Courses127,323 learners
Charles Duncan
Yale University
3 Courses127,323 learners

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