Compact bone and spongy (cancerous) bone.

  1. Provide 1 difference between compact bone and spongy (cancellous) bone.
  2. What is the difference between osteoblast and osteoclast?
  3. Explain the process of ossification. What is the difference between intramembranous and endochondral ossification?
  4. Explain the function of calcitonin, parathyroid hormone and Vitamin D
  5. Compare and provide a summary of the three types of muscle tissue with regards to microscopic appearance, function, location and regulation of contraction.
  6. Write 2 differences between isometric and isotonic contractions. What is muscle fatigue and its relationship with the lack of oxygen (oxygen debt)?
  7. Provide at least 4 muscles in our body working to maintain our posture when we are walking carrying a book. Out of the 4 muscles which one/s is/are producing isometric contraction and which one/s is/are producing isotonic contraction?
  8. Provide an example of how the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system work together to maintain homeostasis
  9. Oligodendrocytes produce myelin sheath. Schwann Cells produce myelin sheath. a)What is the difference between them? b)Why unmyelinated fibers are slower than myelinated fibers?

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