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Asked in Muscular System
Why are biceps and triceps useful in football?
You can not run without moving your upper limbs in contra lateral positions to lower limbs. (Try to run with upper limbs tied to your body.) Importance of running in football needs no comment. Also imagine the goalkeeper not using his upper limbs! ...
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
Why not cannulate lower limbs?
Cannulation of the lower limbs is generally avoided due to the susceptibility of the lower limbs to infection due to broken skin and poor foot hygiene. The practice is contraindicated in diabetics, mostly due to the decrease in quality vascularisation and risk of diabetic ulcer development from cannulation. ...
Asked in Amphibians
How is the weight of an amphibian's body transferred to the limbs?
The weight of an amphibian's body is transferred to the limbs by using the pectoral and pelvic girdles. ...
Asked in Health, Cold and Flu, Diabetes
What part of the body is affected by hyperkalemic periodic paralysis?
Weakness usually progresses from the lower limbs to the upper, and may involve the facial muscles as well. ...
Asked in Skeletal System
What is the Appendicular skeleton and the axial skeleton?
The bones that form the longitudinal axis of the body, called axial skeleton. it has 3 main parts , skull, vertebral column and the bony thorax. Appendicular skeleton consists with bones of the limbs and girdles. ( upper limbs, lower limbs, pelvic girdle and shoulder girdles) ...