Development of Musculoskeletal System and Skin
Development of Musculoskeletal System and Skin

Development of Musculoskeletal System and Skin

by Peter Ward, PhD

In this online course you will experience the development of the musculoskeletal system, including the vertebrae, limb formation, and muscle migration.

Upon completion of this course, you will easily be able to outline limb bone development, and know which signals are responsible for limb growth. Furthermore, you will be introduced to skin development and learn more about its associated glands, as well as hair, nails, and teeth.

This course teaches embryological topics to health science and medical students.

Course Details

  • Videos 7
  • Duration 0:59 h
  • Quiz questions 32
  • Articles 0


Your Educators of course Development of Musculoskeletal System and Skin

 Peter Ward, PhD

Peter Ward, PhD

Peter J. Ward, Ph.D. has been teaching embryology, anatomy, histology, and neuroscience since 2005. He attended Carnegie Mellon University and later earned a Ph.D. in medical anatomy education from Purdue University. Dr. Ward enjoys finding ways to simplify the complex processes involved in human development and highlights the clinically-important aspects of embryology. Throughout these lectures, Dr. Ward shows how embryonic structures morph into the mature organs and other structures of the human body.

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By José Z. on 14. January 2021 for Development of Hair and Nails

The whole series of lectures on embriology are top noch.

By Ignacio R. on 30. April 2020 for Development of Musculoskeletal System and Skin

Really simplifies and makes easier to understand the complexity of embryology

By Joseph F. on 08. November 2019 for Development of Musculoskeletal System and Skin

Great course. Subtitles don't display full text sometimes. Generally I like it!

Wonderful Lectures!
By Loyana W. on 23. October 2019 for Limb Development and Muscle Migration

Dr. Ward is excellent! I thoroughly enjoy his lectures and feel well-versed in the subject after watching and listening to his explanations. Thank you!