Essays Tagged: "Joint"

Non-Destructive Testing For Welding

esting (NDT):Non destructive testing (NDT) for welding is a term used for the examination of welded joints in a way that allows them to be examined without changing or destroying them.NDT plays an imp ... ties and limitations, knowledge of the standards and specifications for performing the tests.Welded joints which fail to achieve their design requirements or projected life because of undetected defec ...

(12 pages) 96 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

A Little Bit About Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis By. Meagan Owen

e a mild condition that causes few problems over time, but it can be much more persistent and cause joint and tissue damage in others. JRA can also produce serious complications in more severe cases.N ... e immune system releases cause the pain and swelling that a kid with JRA experiences.Just because a joint hurts doesn't mean a kid has JRA! A joint might hurt for a lot of different reasons, which is ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Skeletal System

ass like in appearance and mostly coats the ends of bone providing a smooth gliding movement at the joints. Fibrocartilage contains collagen, which gives it strength and added support to the bone (e.g ... tebral discs to the vertebral column).Almost every bone in the body joins to another bone forming a joint. Joints hold bones together making them secure but also allowing for movement. There are three ...

(9 pages) 168 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Review of Osteochondritis Dessicans in Horses

lage to be properly converted into bone. It usually only affects young horses in any weight bearing joint of the body. OCD was first described in the horse in the femoropatellar joint (stifle joint), ... t), which is one of the most common sites of the disease although it may occur in several different joints at the same time.2 DevelopmentIn young growing horses, skeletal bones initially develop from ...

(11 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Prisoners of War - Chapter 18

up his pillow and stuck his arm down the cover, pulling out a small baggie with four poorly rolled joints inside. Mark had given them to him for today when he left yesterday to go to court.He smiled ... g some Lysol spray.Mike sighed heavily as the phone rang. He exhaled a bunch of smoke and holding a joint in one hand answered the phone. "Yea? I can't right now..." he paused pulling again as his mot ...

(9 pages) 20 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is a painful condition that involves inflammation of the joints and joint pain in children under age 16. It is the most common chronic arthritis in children. ... rstood. It is an autoimmune disease, which means the immune system attacks normal body cells in the joints. This causes inflammation and pain in the joints. Although the immune response may trigger th ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Analysing an advertisement for joint care

I am analysing an advertisement for joint care. Joint care advertisers try to draw your attention to the product they want to sell. They ... gures are jumping about in joy and middle woman figure is doing aerobics. This shows that the “Joint Care” product has done this miracle and because of this product these humans can jump abo ... ore. The middle woman figure is doing aerobics. People that do aerobics all have very good and free joints. So in other words after you take this product you will also have extremely good joints. Then ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.7 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Microscopic Structure of the mammalian gaseous exchange system

atusPig's trotterscapelscissorstweezerstrayConclusion and Discussionthe articulating surface of the joints are the articulate cartilage which serves to enable smooth articulation of joint surfaces, an ... that by movement.If two bones are allowed to rub against each other, the part where they meet, the joints would be swollen and eventually lead to Arthritis. However, a joint is wrapped in a network c ...

(1 pages) 1287 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Iliofemoral joint

Iliofemoral joint is also known as the hip joint. It is the joint between the femur and acetabulum of the pelvis ... h static and dynamic postures. There are seven different kinds of movements are possible in the hip joint. There is flexion and extension on the spine and thigh, abduction and adduction of the femur, ... al rotation of the pelvis, thigh or spine and circumduction of the femur or pelvis. The Iliofemoral joint is important because it enables us to walk and run.Hip replacement has enabled hundreds of tho ...

(3 pages) 5 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


Arthritis affects the musculoskeletal system, specifically the joints. It is the main cause of disability among people over fifty-five years of age in industrializ ... ve years of age in industrialized countries.The word arthritis comes from the Greek arthon meaning "joint" and the Latin itis meaning "inflammation".This Written Research Report articles includes deta ... , and the impact of diet and exercise.DefinitionArthritis is an inflammation of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain and stiffness, which typically worsen with age ...

(11 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays