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Kinesiology Week Notes

by: Maria D'Angelo

Kinesiology Week Notes MOV 300

Maria D'Angelo
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Understanding  Bones:  Objec▯ves • Explain  how  material  contents  and  structural   organiza▯on  of  bone  affect  its  ability  to   withstand  mechanical  loads.   • Describe  normal  growth  and  matura▯on  of   bone.   • Describe  the  effects  of  exercise  and  of   weightlessness  on  bone.   • Explain  the  significance  of  osteoporosis.   •of  mechanical  loading  and  common  bone   forms   injuries.   Adult  Skeleton • 206  bones   • Axial  skeleton   • 80  bones   • Appendicular  skeleton   • 126  bones   Purpose  of  Skeleton • Protec▯on  of  heart,  lungs,  brain,  etc.     • Support  to  maintain  posture   • Movement  by  serving  as  points  of   a▯achment  for  muscles  and  ac▯ng  as  levers   • Mineral  storage  such  as  calcium  &   phosphorus   • Hemopoiesis   • process  of  blood  cell  forma▯on  in  the  red  bone   marrow   Shapes  of  Bones • Long  bones   • Long  cylindrical  sha▯   • Ex.  Phalanges,  metatarsals,   radius,  ulna,  humerus    femur,   • Short  bones   • Small  cubical  shaped,   solid  bones   • Ex.  Carpals,  tarsals   Shapes  of  Bones • Flat  bones   • Usually  have  a  curved  surface  &   a▯ach  to  very  thin    tendons   • Ex.  ilium,  ribs,  sternum,  clavicle,   &  scapula   • Irregular  bones   • Spine,  ischium,  pubis,  maxilla   • Sesamoid  bones   • Small  bones  imbedded  within  the   tendon  of  a  musculotendinous   unit   • the  mechanical  advantage  of     musculotendinous  unit   Bone  Makeup • Calcium  carbonate  and   • water   Calcium  phosphate   • 25-­‐30%  bone  weight   • 60-­‐70%  bone  weight   • Contributes  to  bone   • Gives  bone  its  s▯ffness   strength   • Primary  determinant  for   • Provides  transporta▯on   compressive  strength.   for  nutrients  and  wastes   • Other  minerals   • Collagen-­‐  protein   • Gives  bone  its  flexibility   • Sodium     • Contributes  to  tensile   • Fluoride   strength   Bone  Types • Categories  of  bone  based  on   porosity:   • Cor▯cal  bone  -­‐  compact   mineralized  bones  with  low   porosity;  be▯er  at  withstanding   stress   Cortical bone •  Sha▯s  of  long  bones   Trabecular bone     • Trabecular  (or  cancellous)  bone-­‐   less  compact  mineralized  bone   with  high  porosity  that  is  be▯er   at  withstanding  strain     •  Found  in  the  ends  of  long  bones   and  vertebrae   Mechanical  loading  basics • absorbed  by  the  ▯ssues  of  the  body   &   • loads    or  external  forces  may  cause  these   • Internal  forces   • Muscles  can  ac▯vely  generate  internal  force   • Tension  in  tendons,  connec▯ve  ▯ssues,  ligaments   and  joints  capsules  may  generate  passive  internal   forces   • Internal  forces  can   • connec▯ve  ▯ssues  islocate  joints,  disrupt  muscles  &   Mechanical  loading  basics • External  forces  produced  from  outside  the   body   • Gravity  ,  iner▯a  or  direct  contact   • All  ▯ssues,  in  varying  degrees,  resist  changes   in  their  shape   • To  prevent  injury  or  damage  from  ▯ssue   deforma▯on  the  body  must  be  used  to   absorb  energy  from  both  internal  &  external   forces   Mechanical  loading  basics • It  is  advantageous  to  absorb  force  over  larger   aspects  of  our  body  rather  than  smaller  and   to  spread  the  absorp▯on  rate  over  a  greater   period  of  ▯me   • Stronger  and  healthier  ▯ssues  are  more  likely   to  withstand  excessive  mechanical  loading  &   the  resultant  excessive  ▯ssue  deforma▯on   Mechanical  loading  basics • mechanical  loading  may  result  from   different  types  of  loads   Composi▯on  and  Structure  of  Bone   • Bone  is   Anisotropic   r • it  has  different t strength  and   r O l S s▯ffness   n E depending  on   u P e O N the  direc▯on  of  t C S the  load   S E R T E S The  Effects  of  Loading • stress–  load  applied   • Strain  (deforma▯on)  –  change  in  shape   • This  rela▯onship  is  described  in  the  Stress/ Strain  Curve     Stress/Strain  Curve   Brittle Material Elastic Limit Ductile material Load (Stress)   Deformation (Strain) Elastic & Plastic responses Elastic Plastic region region ) a o fracture/ ( failure s r S elastic – can return plastic response leads to fracturing (cannot return) Strain (Deformation) Stress  –  Strain  Curve Stress-­‐Strain  Curve Cor▯cal  bone   Cancellous/trabecular   Tendons     Ligament   Car▯lage   Stress-­‐Strain  Curve • Anisotropic  -­‐  Bone   responds  to  different   loads  differently   • Compression>  tension   • Tension  >  Shear     • Loads  applied  at   higher  rate   • Bone  becomes  s▯ffer   • Sustains  higher  load   • St•  What  if  it  breaks?   Adapted  from  Nordin  M  &  Frankel  VH  (2001).  Basic  Biomechanics  of  the  Musculoskeletal  System.(p.54)   Repe▯▯ve  vs.  Acute  Loads • Repe▯▯ve  loading   • Subacute,  rela▯vely  low  magnitude   • Microtrauma     • Carpal  tunnel,  stress  fractures   • Acute  loading   • Single  force  of  sufficient  magnitude  to  cause   injury   • Macrotrauma     • Car  accidents   Typical  Bony  Features • Diaphysis–  long  cylindrical   sha▯   • Cortex  -­‐  hard,  dense  compact   bone  forming  walls  of  diaphysis   • Periosteum  -­‐  dense,  fibrous   membrane  covering  outer   surface  of  diaphysis   Typical  Bony  Features • Endosteum   • lines  the  inside  of  the   cortex   • Remodelling  bones  and   releasing  minearals   •–  between  walls  of  y   diaphysis,  containing   yellow  or  fa▯y  marrow   Typical  Bony  Features • Epiphysis     • cancellous  (spongy  or  trabecular)     bone   • Epiphyseal  plate   • Growth  plate   • thin  car▯lage  plate  separates   diaphysis  &  epiphyses   • Ar▯cular  (hyaline)  car▯lage     • covering  the  epiphysis  to  provide   cushioning  effect  &  reduce  fric▯on   Bone  Growth  &  Development • Endochondral  bones   • grow  rapidly  into  structures  shaped  similar  to  the  bones   which  they  will  eventually  become   • growth  con▯nues  and  gradually  undergoes  significant   change  to  develop  into  long  bone   Embryonic   Childhood   &  fetal  dev.   &  Adolescence   Bone  Growth  &  Development • Longitudinal   Growth   •  At  the  epiphyseal  plate,  car▯lage  transformed   into  bone   •  Con▯nues  as  long  as  epiphyseal  plates  are   open   •  Stops  ~18  yrs  of  age     •  can  be  seen  up  to  25  yrs  of  age   • Circumferen▯al   Growth   •  Diameter  increases  throughout  lifespan   •  Most  rapid  growth  before  adulthood   •  Internal  layer  of  periosteum  builds  new   concentric  layers  on  old  layers   Newborn 2 yrs 17-18 yrs 30-40 yrs 80 years Bone  Growth Car▯lage  replaced  bone   None  remodeled   Car▯lage  growth  in   epiphyseal  plate   Bone  Growth  &  Development Bone  Response  to  Stress • Wolff’s  Law   • Bone  adapts  (grows)  according  to  stress  applied   to  it.   • &  magnitude  of  forces  that  are  habitually  applied   to  them   • Form  Follows  Func▯on  or  Func▯on  Determines   Structure   Bone  Response  to  Stress • Specialized  cells  called   osteoblasts  build  new   osteoclasts  resorb  bone   ▯ssue   •  Osteoblasts  –  “Blasts  Build   Bone”   • resorb  bone    cells  that   • mechanical  stress  (or  lack   predominance  of  o  a   osteoblast  or  osteoclast   ac▯vity,  respec▯vely.   Bone  Response  to  Stress • Bone  mineral  density  is  propor▯onal  to  body   weight   • Body  weight  provides  most  constant  mechanical   stress   • Think:  weight  gain  or  loss  and  its  effect  on  bone   density   • Rank  6  different  athletes  according  to  bone   density  of  the  femoral  head   Wolff’s  Law  in  Ac▯on Wolff’s  Law  in  Ac▯on • Amputee   • much  different  than   sound  side   prosthe▯c  side   • Bone  spur   • Excessive  forces  causing   “spurs”  to  develop   • Examples  from  Hall   • Infant  born  without  a  ▯bia,   fibula  remodeled   • but  5  finger,    sing  all   •  A▯er  32  years,  finger  remodeled  to   contralateral  3  finger  r  to   Wolff’s  Law  in  Ac▯on:  Bone  Markings • Processes  that  form  joints   • E.g.,  condyles,  facets,  heads   • Processes  to  which   ligaments,  muscles  or   tendons  a▯ach   • e.g.,  Epicondyle,  spine,   trochanter   • Cavi▯es  (depressions)  -­‐   including  opening  &   grooves   • e.g.,  fossa,  foramen,  sulcus   Bone  Hypertrophy • mass  due  to  predominance  of     osteoblas▯c  ac▯vity.   • In  response  to  regular  physical   ac▯vity   • Ex:  tennis  players  have  muscular   arm.  one  hypertrophy  in  playing   • more  mineraliza▯on  of  the  bone.  he   • Propor▯onal  to  amount  of  impact  of   ac▯vity/sport   • Physically  ac▯ve>  density  than   sedentary   Bone  Atrophy • A  decrease  in  bone  mass  resul▯ng  form  a   predominance  of  osteoclast  ac▯vity   • Results  in  decreased   • Bone  calcium   • Bone  weight  and  strength   • Seen  in  bed  –  ridden  pa▯ents,  sedentary   elderly,  and  astronauts   Bone  Atrophy • Astronauts   • Overall  cause  is  unknown   • Tend  to  have  nega▯ve  calcium  ra▯o   • Increase  in  calcium  excre▯on    • Hypothesis:   • Changes  in  bone  blood  flow  due  to  difference  in  gravita▯onal  field   • To  help  maintain  bone  and  muscle,  astronauts   exercise  with  straps  holding  them  down  on   specialized  treadmill  surfaces   Bone  Changes  in  Aging • Progressive  loss  of  collagen  and  related   increase  in  bone  bri▯leness   • Increasing  loss  of  bone  substance   • Increasing  porosity  of  both  bone  types   •leads  to  weakness  integra▯on  of  trabeculae   • A▯er  age  60,  ~90%  of  all  fractures  in  adults   are  osteoporosis-­‐related   Bone  Changes  in  Aging • Women   • Peak  bone  mineral  content:  33-­‐40  yoa   • 0.5%-­‐1.0%  loss  per  year  following  age  50  or   menopause   • 6.5%  loss  per  year  post-­‐menopause  for  first  5-­‐8   years   • By  ~75  yoa,  females  have  50%  of  the  bone  mass   at  30  yoa   • Men   • Peak  bone  mineral  content:  19-­‐33  yoa   • Lose  bone  at  2/3  the  rate  of  females   Bones:  Men  vs.  Women Osteoporosis • Defini▯on-­‐  A  disorder  involving  decreased  bone  mass   and  strength  with  one  or  more  resul▯ng  fractures.   • Starts  as  osteopenia-­‐  reduced  bone  mineral  density   that  predisposes  to  fractures.   • Type  I  Osteoporosis  =  post-­‐  menopausal  Osteoporosis   • Affects  about  40%  of  women  over  50   • Type  II  Osteoporosis  =  Age-­‐Associated  Osteoporosis   • Affects  most  women  and  men  over  70   • Differences  between  men  and  women:  Men  reach  higher   peak  bone  mass  and  strength  in  young  adulthood   Osteoporosis • Symptoms:   • Painful,  deforming  and   debilita▯ng  crush  fractures   • Usually  of  lumbar  vertebrae  from   height  loss    ac▯vity,  which  leads  to   •  Es▯mated  26%  of  women  over  50  suffer   from  these  fractures   • Back  pain  most  common   • Thoracic  Kyphosis  –   “Dowager’s  Hump”   • Due  to  body  weight  being  anterior  to   spine  o▯en  wedge  shaped  fx’s.   Osteoporosis  Treatment • Risk  factors  for   • Easier  to  prevent  than   osteoporosis   to  treat   • Physical  inac▯vity   • Adequate  Vitamin  D   • Excessive  thinness   • Increased  dietary  calcium   • Tobacco  smoking   • Hormone  replacement   • Deficiencies  in  estrogen,   therapy   calcium,  and  vitamin  D   • Weight  bearing  physical   • Excessive  consump▯on  of   ac▯vity   protein  and  caffeine   • Gene▯c  factors   Osteoporosis  Treatment • Future  use  of  pharmacologic  agents   • May  s▯mulate  bone  forma▯on   • Low  doses  of  growth  factors  to  s▯mulate   osteoblast  recruitment  and  promote  bone   forma▯on   • Best  Bet:   • Engaging  in  regular  physical  ac▯vity   • Avoiding  the  lifestyle  (risk)  factors  that  nega▯vely   affect  bone  mass.   • decreased  bone  density  5-­‐10%  by  the  ▯me  of  menopause.   Female  Athlete  Triad • Disordered  Ea▯ng   • Affects  1-­‐10%  of  all  adolescent  and  college-­‐age   women   • Displayed  in  ~62%  female  athletes   • Mostly  in  endurance  or  appearance-­‐related  sports   • Amenorrhea   • Cessa▯on  of  the  menses   • O▯en  a  side-­‐effect  of  disordered  ea▯ng   • Osteoporosis   • Decrease  in  bone  mass  and  strength   Ea▯ng  Disorders • Rela▯vely  common  among  girls  15-­‐19   • Anorexia  Nervosa  Symptoms   • Body  weight  15%  below  normal  for  age/height   • Intense  fear  of  gaining  weight,  disturbed  body  image   • Bulimia  Nervosa  Symptoms   • Minimum  of  2  ea▯ng  binges  a  week  for  a  few  months   • Feeling  a  lack  of  control  in  binging   • Regular  use  of  self-­‐induced  vomi▯ng,  laxa▯ves,   diure▯cs,  strict  die▯ng,  excessive  exercise   Amenorrhea • 3-­‐5%  of  pre-­‐menopausal  women  in  US  have   amenorrhea   • Primary  amenorrhea  –delayed  menarche   beyond  age  16   • Less  than  1%  of  girls  in  overall  popula▯on   • Up  to  22%  of  girls  in  cheerleading,  diving,  gymnas▯cs   • Secondary  amenorrhea  –  absence  of  3-­‐6  cycles   • 2-­‐5%  of  general  popula▯on   • 69%  of  dancers,  65%  of  long  distance  runners   Amenorrhea • Estrogen  deficiency     • Increases  bone  resorp▯on   • Disordered  ea▯ng  →  energy  deficiency  →   altered  bone  metabolism  and  →  decreased   bone  density   • Amenorrhic  pre-­‐menopausal  females  have  an   increased  rate  of  stress  fractures   • Loss  of  bone  may  be  irreversible     • Long  term  implica▯ons?   Bone  Injuries • Fractures-­‐  most  common   • Simple     • Compound   • Avulsion   • Impacted  or  buckled   • Depressed   • Greens▯ck   • Spiral   • Stress   Bone  Injuries • Bone  stronger  in  resis▯ng  compression  than   tension,  so  the  side  loaded  with  tension  will   fracture  first   • Acute  compression  fractures  (in  absence  of   osteoporosis)  is  rare   • Stress  Fractures  occur  when  there  is  no  ▯me   for  repair  process  (osteoblast  ac▯vity)   • layers  of  cor▯cal  bone    in  con▯nuity  of  outer   Epiphyseal  Injuries • Include  injuries  to:   • Car▯laginous  epiphyseal  plate   • Ar▯cular  car▯lage   • Represent  ~  35%  of  all  skeletal  injuries  in   children   • Most  common  in  10-­‐15  year  old  children   • Acute  and  repe▯▯ve  loading  can  injure  growth   plate   • Leads  to  premature  closing  of  epiphyseal  junc▯on   and  termina▯on  of  bone  growth.   Summary • Bone  is  an  important  living  ▯ssue  that  is   con▯nuously  being  remodeled.   • Bone  strength  and  resistance  to  fracture   depend  on  its  material  composi▯on  and   organiza▯onal  structure.   • Bones  con▯nue  to  change  in  density   throughout  the  life  span.  


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