Hip Anatomy for Healthcare Professionals
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Hip Anatomy for Healthcare Professionals

Learn about the structure and function of the hip as well as anatomical and related planes of the body.

Maestro
Updated May 28, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Define common medical terms related to hip anatomy and movement
  • Identify anatomical features of the hip
  • Explain the movement of the hip joint and the interrelationships of the parts
  • Understand common hip pathologies
Course Description

The hip is an amazing, complex structure. Its wide range or motion allows us to sit, balance our weight, and move fluidly in routine activities like walking or climbing stairs. This ball-and-socket joint is impressive in both form and function, and it deserves a deeper appreciation.

In this 30-minute course, you'll learn about the structure and function of hip anatomy as well as anatomical positions and planes, medical terms, anatomical features, and kinematics as they relate to the hip. The course culminates in a 10-question assessment.