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Contents Why do we move? 4 What gives the body its shape? 6 Skull and backbone 8 Legs and arms 10 Inside a bone 12 Blood and bone 14 Changing bones 16 Connected bones 18 More about joints 20 Damage and repair 22 Turning energy into action 24 How do muscles work? 26 Striped and smooth 28 Ligaments and tendons 30 Matching pairs 32 Other muscle jobs 34 Reflexes 36 Balance and coordination 38 Exercise 40 Slowing down 42 Caring for bones and muscles 44 Glossary 46 Additional resources 47 Index 48
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Human skeleton -- Juvenile literature.
Musculoskeletal system -- Juvenile literature.