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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • HST.021 (January (IAP) 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Health Sciences and Technology 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Dr. Dwight R. Robinson

    Guest Lecturers:
    Dr. Paul Joseph Anderson
    Dr. Robert Horatio Brown, Jr.
    Dr. Marie Demay
    Dr. Stephen Martin Krane
    Dr. Young-Jo Kim
    Dr. Henry Jay Mankin
    Dr. Bjorn Reino Olsen
    Dr. John Thom 

  • Course Introduction:

  • HST.021 Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology

    January (IAP) 2006

    Course Highlights

    This course features a selection of downloadable lecture notes. This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.

    Course Description

    This course covers the growth, development and structure of normal bone and joints, the biomechanics of bone connective tissues, and their response to stress, calcium and phosphate homeostasis. Additional topics include regulation by parathyroid hormone and vitamin D, the pathogenesis of metabolic bone diseases and diseases of connective tissues, joints and muscle with consideration of possible mechanisms and underlying metabolic derangements.

This course content is a redistribution of MIT Open Courses. Access to the course materials is free to all users.

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