Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, 10th Edition (Shier)

Chapter 7: Skeletal System

Osteoporosis

View the animation below, then complete the quiz to test your knowledge of the concept.



1.

Bones in the legs, arms, spine and pelvis grow
A)at different rates.
B)at the same rate.
C)until age 18, then they stop.
D)strongest after age 30.
2.

Which of the following is not considered a weight bearing activity?
A)walking
B)running
C)swimming
D)jumping rope
3.

Trusses and arches which help form an internal scaffolding network, are found in
A)bone marrow.
B)children only.
C)adults only.
D)trabecular bone.
4.

At which of the following ages would calcium loss from bone be more than calcium deposits into bone, even when a high calcium diet is eaten?
A)18 months old
B)10 years old
C)18 years old
D)50 years old
5.

Which mineral is most important throughout life to assist in maintaining strong bone?
A)potassium
B)calcium
C)sodium
D)phosphorus
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