Patella Tendonitis

I chose for my STEAM project to understand the causes of something I struggle with as an athlete, knee pain from overuse. This model is meant to depict and represent all the important muscles and tendons that are involved with a specific kind of knee pain called patella tendonitis. This …

The Effects of Muscular Dystrophy in Muscular Contraction

I could not upload an actual picture, so here is the link to my project. Although muscular dystrophy affects muscle contraction, it does affect the size of the muscle as well. With muscle contractions being affected, the entire muscle becomes affected. Anna Salzman https://drive.google.com/file/d/18krerbZfbXAmK2AReJF_xsusOBxIdS3a/view?usp=sharing

Bikram Yoga and Spinal Stenosis

My steam project describes how pain and immobility caused by spinal stenosis, the narrowing of the vertebrae, can be reduced through Bikram yoga. I preformed the practice’s spinal series consisting of eleven postures. The objectives I covered were using proper terminology to describe the bones and muscles at work and …

Periodontitis Memory Game

I did my project on periodontitis (gum disease). With periodontitis, bacteria builds up and infects the gum tissues. The tissues involved with the gums are epithelial stratified squamous and connective proper dense. Some symptoms of periodontitis include bleeding gums, swollen gums, receding gums, bad breath, and in worsening cases tooth …