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Purpose of teaching anatomy and physiology?
Better understanding of the human body allows a better understanding of its weaknesses and capabilities.
What are 6 skeletal target areas of the head?
- -Nasal Bone
- -Eye Socket
- -Temporo-Mandibular Joint
Label Neck Muscle targets
- -Sternocleidomastoid: located on the side of the neck, allows for the head to move side to side, up and down.
- -Trapezius Muscle: located between shoulder and neck on the back side of the body, serves as the base for the head.
How Many Regions in the Spinal Column?
Five: Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacral, Coccyx
How Many Pairs of Ribs in the Thorax?
12 Pairs, the last two pairs are considered floating ribs
Two Different types of Joints and an example of both?
- Hinge Joint
- Ball and Socket Joint
what are Ball and Socket Joints?
What are Hinge Joints?
Elbows, Knees, Fingers, Toes
Three Types of Nerves that make up the Brachial Plexus?
- Ulnar Nerves: Located on the inside of the arms (pinky side)
- Median Nerves: located down the middle of the arms on the inside.
- Radial Nerves: Located on the outside of the arms (Thumb side)
Label Skeletal Structure of Legs from the Hips Down?
- -Pelvis: Located just under lumbar region, base of the body.
- -Femur: (thigh bone) connect to the body by the hip
- -Patella: (knee bone) connects the femur and tibia.
- -Tibia: (shin bone) located on the front of the leg below the knee.
- -Fibula: Located directly behind the Tibia
- -Hip: located at the bottom of the pelvis
- -Knee: Hinge Joint, located in the middle of the leg
List Muscles of Legs?
- -Hamstring: located on the back of the thighs directly above the knee and below the gluteus maximus
- -Quadriceps: located on the front side of the thigh, made up of 4 muscles, directly above the knee.
- -Calf: Located on the back of the leg, below the knee.
Location of the Femoral Nerve?
Located directly in the center of the quadriceps group in the uppermost portion of the thigh and continues down the leg toward the medial plane. (inside of the leg)
Describe Location of the Sciatic Nerve?
Pass downward into the buttocks and descend into the thighs. (back of the leg)
List Weapons of the Body?
- -Arms (elbows, hands)
- -Legs (feet, knees)
Pressure Points of the Body?
- -Mastoid Process (just below and behind the ear)
- -Brachial Plexus (in the shoulder, under the collarbone)
Explain Master of Arms?
The ability to adjust to any situation, with the use of any tool that the Marine can get ahold of. Not only physical weapons, but with knowledge and other skill. Having a good baseline of skills and techniques, but always striving to learn more.
Explain Combat Mindset?
Switch in your head that controls the level of intent and fierceness in a given situation. Having the ability to prepare the mind for violence, to control the perception on reality.
Why is it important to train students on human dimensions?
Because understanding the humans bodily and mental tensions that result from factors that tend to alter an existing balance can aid the student in prevailing over his/her opponent.
What does it mean to be a mentor?
Formal or informal program that links junior Marines with more experienced Marines for the purpose of career development and professional growth, through shared knowledge, experience, and insights that have been learned through the years both in personal and professional life.
What are the synergies of MCMAP?
Mental, Character, Physical
Describe Mental (synergies of MCMAP)?
lead with knowledge (knowledge of battles of past wars, Valorous Marines of past wars, Different warrior cultures, The origin of Marital arts, Having a constant combat mindset able to shut out pain and fatigue while training with students)
Describe Character (synergies of MCMAP)?
Lead with the right morals and values, and live by them as well. Maintain ethical Warrior Status.
Describe Physical (synergies of MCMAP)?
Lead with strength and skill (combat fitness, Teaching/instructing ability, all techniques in the syllabus.
Explain Eternal Student?
Mental, Character, and Physical development are never finished. The eternal student is one who is constantly striving to learn all that he/she can. (education, training, experiencing, self-development)