Component One - The Human Body and Movement in Physical Activity and Sport
Component Two - Socio-Cultural Influences and Well Being

Functions/Bones of the Body

The skeletal system includes the bones and joints of the body. It has six important functions:

  1. Protection of Vital Organs
  2. Muscle Attachment
  3. Movement (Joints)
  4. Mineral Storage (Calcium & Phosphorus)
  5. Blood Cell Production
  6. Support


Bones of the Body


Quick-Fire Questions


Which of the following is not a function of the skeletal system?

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2. One of the functions of the skeletal system is for mineral storage of calcium and phosphorus. These two minerals help to....

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The arrow is pointing to which bone of the body?

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Which bone is the arrow pointing to in the picture above?

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5. Which of the following can be classified as a long bone?


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