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.
He is a Professor of Anatomy and has made various publications in the field. Due to his regular use of various modern learning tools, he was awarded as "The 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 Lesion of Upper Limb

Course Details

  • Videos 10
  • Duration 5:02 h
  • Quiz questions 34
  • Topic reviews 13


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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good explanation
By Neuer A. on 16. January 2017 for Bones and Surface Anatomy of Upper Limb

i really love this . it has good explanation love it. will recommend to friends

Benefit of multimedia presentations
By John C. on 14. January 2017 for Upper Limb Anatomy

Enjoy the multimedia approach. Being able to hear and see the information at the same time helps me to learn better.

Helped me for my test
By Julien R. on 20. November 2016 for Upper Limb Anatomy

Good lectures with overall easy-to-understand structure The images on the slides are very good, better than in most atlases I just wish we could have the tables (muscle insertions, origins, nerve supply) as a PDF or something

Really good
By choongsik m. on 04. November 2016 for Upper Limb Anatomy

This course was really good to understand with my knowledge of upper limb of arm.

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