Anatomy & Physiology

Key Points

  • The skeletal system creates a remarkable organ within your body.
  • Despite seeming like one solid form, bone is a living tissue inside your body.
  • Your bones are part of a system called the musculoskeletal system.
  • Specific exercises focused on bone loading can help you to maintain or build bone mass.  
  • Your skeleton completely remodels itself approximately every ten years.