Locomotion and Movement
Locomotion and Movement

Locomotion and Movement

Living beings are characterized by their ability to move and have all their requirements fulfilled. Movement of tissues and organs help in the food consumption process as well as the survival of organisms in diverse conditions. Plants show limited, slower movements whereas animals usually move more rapidly. Thus, locomotion and movement are essential for any organism. This chapter describes the main and the associated organs supporting the locomotion process.

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Class 11 Chapter 22 - Locomotion and Movement

Animals show the ability to move or travel from one place to another. They are also capable of performing several types of work due to the presence of this flexible body system. Their skeleton is not rigid as it is composed of joints which are mostly not capable of tight locking movements but rather shows the presence of several joints and muscles which make movement or work possible. This chapter describes the muscles and bones destined for locomotion, skeletal system and joints while also describing the common disorders of the locomotory system. 

Topics covered:

22.1 Introduction (Lecture Duration: 25:33)
22.2 Axial Skeleton (Lecture Duration: 14:31)
22.3 Vertebral Column & Ribs (Lecture Duration: 40:32)
22.4 Limb Bones - Forelimbs and Hindlimbs (Lecture Duration: 14:02)
22.5 Lever System & Disorders of Skeletal System (Lecture Duration: 14:00)
22.6 Muscular System (Lecture Duration: 58:18)
22.7 Types of Joints (Lecture Duration: 30:43)
22.8 Short Answers & Long Answers (Lecture Duration: 28:45)
 
Total duration of the chapter:  3 hours 46 minutes
Validity: You will receive exclusive online access till 30th June 2017.

 

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