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Excerpts — Kinetic Anatomy With Web Resource-3rd Edition

Levers work to create movement in the human body

Bones, ligaments, and muscles are the structures that form levers in the body to create human movement. In simple terms, a joint (where two or more bones join together) forms the axis (or fulcrum), and the muscles crossing the joint apply the force to move a weight or resistance.

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Peripheral nervous system works to reflexively control the body

The autonomic nervous system has two specific systems within it: the sympathetic (also known as the thoracolumbar system) and parasympathetic (also known as the craniosacral system).

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Many ligaments make up knee's structure

Like all synovial joints, the knee joint has a capsular ligament.

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