Upper Limb Anatomy
Upper Limb Anatomy

Upper Limb Anatomy

by James Pickering, PhD

Upper Extremity

Our expert Dr. James Pickering will introduce you to upper limb anatomy.
Dr. Pickering is a Professor of Anatomy and has written various publications in the field. Due to his regular use of various modern learning tools, he was awarded the title of "Most Innovative Teacher of the Year 2014".

Although the content of this course is pitched at the intermediate level, people from all backgrounds will be able to gain an insight into the workings of the human body. Among other topics, this course covers:

  • Cutaneous Innervation and Venous Drainage of Upper Limb
  • Anatomy of the Shoulder, the Arm, the Forearm and the Hand
  • Overview of Arterial Supply to Upper Limb
  • Nerve Lesions of Upper Limb

Course Details

  • Videos 51
  • Duration 5:01 h
  • Quiz questions 158
  • Articles 14


Your Educators of course Upper Limb Anatomy

 James Pickering, PhD

James Pickering, PhD

Dr. James Pickering did his Ph.D. at the University of Leeds where he currently works as Associate Professor in Anatomy. He has made various publications on the human anatomy, such as "Access Anatomy: Abdomen", and is heavily involved in the delivery of anatomy teaching to medical, dental and intercalating students.

He regularly uses various modern learning tools to a great extent and was therefore rewarded as "The Most Innovative Teacher of the Year 2014" and "Learning Technologist of the Year 2014" by the Association of Learning Technologists. Additionally, he also received the "University of Leeds Teaching Award".

Amongst others, he currently researches contemporary methods of learning, e. g. the use of blended learning resources on student engagement and assessment, or the screencast as a method of consolidation as well as revision.

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Antonio’s review on Upper Limb Anatomy from Prof. Pickering
By Antonio Angelo R. on 07. September 2020 for Upper Limb Anatomy

Professor Pickering is amazing. The way he explains every structure he is talking about is incredible and makes us truly learn and feel immersed in the lecture.

Good lecture.
By Sean S. on 26. August 2020 for Hand – Bones and Surface Anatomy of Upper Limb

good lecture, like the breakdown of structures and in relation to other ones.

Easy to Process
By Sean S. on 26. August 2020 for Humerus – Bones and Surface Anatomy of Upper Limb

Dr. Pickering has made this so easy to digest, understand and imagine. Have been struggling for days on this topic as well as lower limbs in general.

By James H. on 24. August 2020 for Upper Limb Anatomy

Excellent course about upper limb anatomy, taught by an excellent professor