Anatomy: Know Your Abdomen








Last updated on April 14, 2024 2:17 pm

Discover the human abdomen and how it works.

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Who is the course for?

This course is part of the Going to University collection which has been specifically designed for students at schools and colleges. They provide a taster of undergraduate study at the University of Leeds and help students to decide which subject to study at university.

Completion of the courses will also enhance students’ university applications.

The courses can also be used as a teachers’ classroom enrichment resource.

Courses in this collection are also great for people that want an introduction in the specific subjects discussed in each course.

What topics will you cover?

The positions of organs within the abdomen

Common anatomical terminology relating to organs and their position relative to each other

The anterior abdominal wall: how ‘abs’ are considered in relation to health and beauty

The structure of the gastrointestinal tract

Common gastrointestinal problems and the work done to treat or cure them

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

Identify where the organs of the abdomen are located.

Identify key anatomical terminology by referring to the glossary.

Explore the basic features and muscles of the anterior abdominal wall.

Discuss the diverse range of functions carried out by the anterior abdominal wall musculature.

Research and discuss how the abdomen is referred to in the media.

Discuss your learning regarding the basic position and function of the gastrointestinal tract, from the oesophagus to the rectum.

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