Textbook chapters (only one of the following books is necessary, the information covered in the concept questions is found in each of the books).
• Chapters 7, 8, and 9: Anatomy and Physiology by OpenStax College • Chapters 7 and 8: Visual Anatomy and Physiology by Martini and Ober • Sections 7.5 – 7.13 and Chapter 8: Hole’s Anatomy and Physiology by Shier, Butler, and Lewis
1. Compare and contrast the skeletal components of the axial versus appendicular skeletons.
4. Compare and contrast the structure, location and function of each of the following groups of vertebrae and the relationship of each to the four main spinal curves: cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral