Body Regions To Study Head & neck Torso Upper limb Pelvis Lower limb
Structural Concepts Biologic design consists of balance between tension and compression structural elements in viruses, cells, organs and whole animals. –Tensegrity = tension integrity –Buckminster Fuller & geodesic domes.
Musculoskeletal System Tensile elements = muscles, ligaments, tendons, joint capsules, menisci, and fascia. Compression elements = bones.