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ANATOMY LINKS

ANKLE JOINT, BONES AND JOINTS OF FOOT   AXILLA, BRACHIAL PLEXUS AND ARM REGION
BACK AND ABDOMINAL MUSCLES   ELBOW AND FOREARM
FOOT STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION   GAIT AND GAIT CYCLE
GLENOHUMERAL JOINT   HEAD AND NECK
HIP JOINT AND SOFT TISSUE ANATOMY   INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY
KNEE JOINT AND THIGH   LEG: CRURAL MUSCLES
LUMBAR PLEXUS AND LOWER LIMB NERVES   PELVIS AND S-I JOINT
SHOULDER COMPLEX   SPINAL NERVES
THORAX AND RESPIRATION   VERTEBRAL COLUMN
WRIST AND HAND    


This section of the website provides pages with links to useful websites. These are broken down in to sections on  the anatomy of different regions of the body, biomechanics and gait & the gait cycle.

To see the available websites on a particular topic click on the appropriate cell in the list above. This will bring up a list appropriate websites in your browser. Click on an item and you will be automatically linked through to that site. Once you have finish exploring that web site click BACK on your web browser until you return to the list of appropriate websites. now try another. When you have finished with this list click on another topic to  to select a different list.


 

ANKLE JOINT, BONES AND JOINTS OF FOOT

Seachrest.com Basic intro to foot and ankle anatomy (graphics).

Southern California Orthopaedic Institute Basic intro to ankle and foot anatomy (graphics).

Albert Szent Gyorgyi University Lateral X ray of ankle with labelled bony anatomy.

UND School Basic bony anatomy of ankle and foot (graphics).

University of Iowa Electric joint fluoroscopy of ankle, animated sequence (graphics).

Amiens Medical School For the complete anorak, a site devoted to the talus (and surrounding structures). Also has some helpful graphics showing ankle ligaments.

Bartleby.com Ligamentous anatomy of ankle (graphics).

Ithaca College Informative ankle anatomy site using progressive layers of cadaver dissection.
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AXILLA, BRACHIAL PLEXUS AND ARM REGION

University of Oregon Useful full page graphic of brachial plexus showing roots, cords, trunks.

University of Queensland Functional anatomy lecture on the upper limb.

Neuromuscular Interesting site on disorders of upper limb due to neuromuscular dysfunction.
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BACK AND ABDOMINAL MUSCLES

Loyola University Master muscles list showing origins, insertions, action, and innervation of all muscles.

University of Minnesota: Test your anatomy:
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ELBOW AND FOREARM

Family practice notebook Brief but helpful description of bony anatomy of elbow.

University of Ithaca Website on elbow with helpful cadaver slides.

Maricopa University Interactive click and identify site showing anterior muscles of forearm.

Maricopa University Interactive click and identify site showing posterior muscles of forearm.

State University of New York Functional anatomy of elbow, radioulnar and wrist joints.

Electronic Textbook of hand surgery Elbow and forearm anatomy (graphics).

University of Arkansas Quiz on upper limb anatomy.
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FOOT STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

Foottalk.com Basic bony and soft tissue anatomy of foot (graphics).

Arthroscopy.com Some basic info' on functional anatomy and ankle sprains.

Laguna medical systems Overview of structure and function of the foot.

University of Queensland Lecture on functional anatomy of leg and foot.

State University of New York Lecture on functional anatomy of ankle and foot.

University of Queensland Lecture on the ankle and foot.
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GAIT AND GAIT CYCLE

Clinical gait analysis site by Chris Kirtley
 
GLENOHUMERAL JOINT

University of Ithaca Informative shoulder and upper limb site using cadaver dissections.

Total Orthopaedic Care: Rotator cuff repair & shoulder impingement

        http://www.totalorthopediccare.com/education_op_cuff.htm

        http://www.totalorthopediccare.com/education_op_impinge.htm
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HEAD AND NECK

Loyola University Master muscle list, shows origins, insertions, actions, innervation of all head and neck muscles.

Deeptissue.com Helpful neck anatomy site.

Gateway community college Site showing superficial anterior muscles of neck (graphics). 
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HIP JOINT AND SOFT TISSUE ANATOMY

University of Queensland Lecture on hip joint and muscles of hip.

Penn State Mont Alto Helpful site showing bony and soft tissue anatomy of hip (graphics).

Michigan State University Table of hip muscles and their actions.

School of Education and Allied Studies Insertions and actions of hip muscles.

Loyola University Muscle list showing origins, insertions, and innervation of hip muscles (graphics).

Ithaca College Helpful site showing hip anatomy using slides showing dissected cadavers.

University of Iowa Colourful basic intro to hip anatomy.

The Wisconsin Online Resource Centre– Anatomy of the Hip
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INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY

The Wisconsin Online Resource Centre : Introduction to movement terminology

The Wisconsin Online Resource Centre: Introduction to regional body terminology

Get body smart: Good general site for all anatomy which includes quizzes.

University of Washington Radiographic images of all the joints in the body.

University college London Basic explanation of joint structure.

Inner body website Site showing basic workings of bones, muscles and nerves (graphics).

University of Leeds Explanation of form and function of muscles.

University of South Florida Description of joint categories and function.

Southern Californian Orthopaedic institute Helpful site showing all the joints in the body (graphics).

University of Michigan Muscles in action. Animation of joint movements ie: flexion, extension etc.

Mesa community college Informative site on naming of bones divided up into regions of body.
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KNEE JOINT AND THIGH

University of Washington Informative interactive site showing bony and soft tissue anatomy of knee.

University of Queensland Lecture on functional anatomy of leg and foot.

University of Washington Radiology Department MRI slides showing knee structures.

Southern California Orthopaedic Institute Very basic intro to knee anatomy (graphics).

Penn State Mont Alto Bony and soft tissue anatomy, helpful diagram showing bony attachments of muscles.

State University of New York Functional anatomy of knee joint.

Arthroscopy.com Informative site with brief overview of knee anatomy and function, helpful graphics.

Albert Szent Gyorgyi University X-ray of knee with labelled bony anatomy.

Ithaca College Very good knee site showing labelled close ups of cadaver knee anatomy.

University of Iowa Labelled bony anatomy of knee using joint fluoroscopy (graphics).

University of Kansas Medical Centre Quiz on knee joint and popliteal fossa.

Sechrest.com Nice knee anatomy site with helpful graphics. 
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LEG: CRURAL MUSCLES

Bartleby.com Overview of lower limb anatomy (graphics).

State University of New York Functional anatomy of lower limb, also info' on ankle and foot.

La Trobe University Origins, insertions, actions and testing of crural muscles (graphics).

Indiana State University Overview lecture of lower limb.
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LUMBAR PLEXUS AND LOWER LIMB NERVES

Loyola University of Chicago Interactive site showing cutaneous distribution of lower limb nerves (graphics).

Sheffield Hallam University Lumbar plexus and nerves of lower limb.

Loyola University of Chicago Interactive site sowing course of all lower limb nerves (graphics).

University of Queensland Lecture on neural structures of thoracolumbar vertebral column, pelvis and lower limb.

University of Iowa Interesting site showing range of variation of lumbar plexus (graphics).

Neuromuscular Helpful interactive site showing innervation of all lower limb muscles.

Neurosciences on the internet Interactive site showing cutaneous distribution of all peripheral nerves (graphics).

EMG home page Quick anatomy of sciatic, tibial, and peroneal nerves (graphics) 
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PELVIS AND S-I JOINT

University of Queensland Lecture on pelvis anatomy and S-I joint.

Loyola University Interactive click-on site for bony anatomy of pelvis.

Emory University Bony and soft tissue anatomy of pelvis, includes muscles of pelvis.

Bartleby.com Site showing articulations of pelvis, with helpful graphics of showing ligaments.

Albert Szent Gyorgyi University X-ray of pelvis with all bony anatomy labelled.

University of Iowa Ligamentous anatomy of pelvis (graphics).
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SHOULDER COMPLEX

Anatomy lab Photos with bony landmarks of shoulder girdle labelled.

University of Oregon Helpful site showing bony anatomy of shoulder, muscles and brachial plexus (graphics).

Moon.ouhsc Glenohumeral joint anatomy, ligaments and arthrokinematics of joint.

New York University Describes shoulder girdle, articulations, and muscles.

University of Queensland Lecture on pectoral girdle and shoulder region: anatomy and biomechanics.

South California Orthopaedic Institute Very basic intro' to shoulder anatomy (graphix)..

Virginia University Slide show overview of shoulder complex.

 EMG Homepage Site showing course of upper limb nerves.
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SPINAL NERVES

Adelphi University Pictures of spinal cord cross-sections.

Innerbody website Basic nerve distribution and dermatomes.

The Merck Manual Page describing the deficits that might result from damage to various levels of the spinal cord.

University of Iowa Virtual hospital Site showing cadaver shots of spinal nerves.

University of New Mexico More detailed information on spinal nerves.
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THORAX AND RESPIRATION

Moon.ouhsc Explains biomechanics of respiration and has thoracic anatomy (graphics).

McGill University: Respiration- on-line tutorial and quiz
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VERTEBRAL COLUMN

University of Minnesota: test your knowledge of spinal anatomy:

http://www.msjensen.gen.umn.edu/webanatomy/wa_skeleton/skeleton_anterior/default.htm

http://www.msjensen.gen.umn.edu/webanatomy/wa_skeleton/skeleton_posterior/default.htm

Wright State University: Password required but can register on-line. Good resource for spinal photographs:

Wisconsin Online: Good tutorial on spine
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WRIST AND HAND

South California Orthopaedic Institute Very basic intro' to hand and wrist bony anatomy (graphix).

Maricopa University Interactive click-on site identifying bones of hand and wrist.

Moon.ouhsc Biomechanics and intrinsic muscles of hand.

State University of New York Lecture on functional anatomy of wrist and hand.

Family Practice Notebook Very brief overview of hand soft tissue and nerve anatomy.

Neuromuscular Slide showing cutaneous distribution of median nerve in hand.

Neuromuscular Slide showing cutaneous distribution of ulnar nerve in hand.

EMG Manual Quick look at innervation, origins and insertions of hand muscles (graphix).

University of Iowa Site showing some interesting anatomical variations of hand and wrist.

Ithaca College Anatomy of wrist with helpful cadaver slides.
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Maintained by Richard Wilson
last modified: 9 October 06