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 5:02 h
  • Quiz questions 159
  • 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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By Victoria W. on 04. December 2018 for Anterior Axioappendicular Muscles – Anatomy of the Shoulder

So well organized and clearly explained! The way you organize the material makes anatomy reasonable... the puzzle pieces fit.

By Victoria W. on 27. November 2018 for Clavicle – Bones and Surface Anatomy of Upper Limb

Excellent lecture about the clavicle -- key landmarks are highlighted and the compare/contrast of superior and inferior views is extremely helpful.

By Victoria W. on 27. November 2018 for Osteology of the Upper Limb – Bones and Surface Anatomy of Upper Limb

Very clear lecture and excellent intro to osteology of the arm.

By Victoria W. on 27. November 2018 for Introduction – Bones and Surface Anatomy of Upper Limb

Straightforward and extremely well organized. I like the way he relates parts of anatomy to one another.

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