• Integumentary System: Functions
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    Integumentary System: Functions

    Okay, now we’re gonna discuss the functions of the integumentary system. And most people think of it as fairly straightforward, in terms of protection. Protection is one of the key functions of the integumentary system, however, it certainly is not the only function. And we’ll go into quite a bit more detail in terms of the others, but we’re going to start with protection first, because it is truly one of the most important functions. Now, first and foremost, I want to start our discussion talking about the proteins that are associated with the integumentary system, particularly, with the most superficial layer, the epidermis. Now, in terms of the epidermis,…

  • Integumentary System: Layers of Skin & Functions – Dermis
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    Integumentary System: Layers of Skin & Functions – Dermis

    Okay, let’s continue our discussion of the integumentary system with the deepest layer of the skin. So remember the epidermis is going to be superficial and right underneath it will be the dermis, which is quite a bit more substantial, both in terms of size as well as contents. Okay, so the dermis is situated between the more superficial epidermis and the deeper subcutaneous or hypodermal region. And it’s mentioned before there are lots of stuff in there. So you’ll have hair roots, you’ll have muscles associated with hair, you’ll have sensory receptors, you’ll have glands and very importantly, particularly in terms of the survival of the epidermis, you’re going…

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    Integumentary System: Layers of Skin & Functions – Dermis

    Okay, let’s continue our discussion of the integumentary system with the deepest layer of the skin. So remember the epidermis is going to be superficial and right underneath it will be the dermis, which is quite a bit more substantial, both in terms of size as well as contents. Okay, so the dermis is situated between the more superficial epidermis and the deeper subcutaneous or hypodermal region. And it’s mentioned before there are lots of stuff in there. So you’ll have hair roots, you’ll have muscles associated with hair, you’ll have sensory receptors, you’ll have glands and very importantly, particularly in terms of the survival of the epidermis, you’re going…

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    Integumentary System: Layers of Skin & Functions – Dermis

    Okay, let’s continue our discussion of the integumentary system with the deepest layer of the skin. So remember the epidermis is going to be superficial and right underneath it will be the dermis, which is quite a bit more substantial, both in terms of size as well as contents. Okay, so the dermis is situated between the more superficial epidermis and the deeper subcutaneous or hypodermal region. And it’s mentioned before there are lots of stuff in there. So you’ll have hair roots, you’ll have muscles associated with hair, you’ll have sensory receptors, you’ll have glands and very importantly, particularly in terms of the survival of the epidermis, you’re going…

  • Integumentary System: Layers of Skin & Functions – Dermis
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    Integumentary System: Layers of Skin & Functions – Dermis

    Okay, let’s continue our discussion of the integumentary system with the deepest layer of the skin. So remember the epidermis is going to be superficial and right underneath it will be the dermis, which is quite a bit more substantial, both in terms of size as well as contents. Okay, so the dermis is situated between the more superficial epidermis and the deeper subcutaneous or hypodermal region. And it’s mentioned before there are lots of stuff in there. So you’ll have hair roots, you’ll have muscles associated with hair, you’ll have sensory receptors, you’ll have glands and very importantly, particularly in terms of the survival of the epidermis, you’re going…

  • Protecting your Skin from the Sun
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    Protecting your Skin from the Sun

    If you work outside or just enjoy being outside we have a graphic with important ways to protect your skin let’s look at that graphic real quick and Dr. Brewster let’s walk through it and use sunscreen obviously sit in shade wear protective clothing all of these are important one a couple? All of them are absolutely important as a whole so definitely using the sunscreen as Nina was talking about I was talking about ours we were all talking about early as important and then the shade because as you know sometimes we can actually get sunburned in the shade so even though you’re in the shade you have…

  • #4 Skin structure for massage therapists | How massage affects our skin | Massage lesson
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    #4 Skin structure for massage therapists | How massage affects our skin | Massage lesson

    Hello again. In this video, we will talk about the first and in fact about the only organ in the client’s body, with which the hands of the massage therapist directly contact. We will talk about the skin. We will briefly review its structure and functions and talk about the impact of massage on it. The skin has many important functions and this determines its complex structure. It has three main layers. The outermost layer is the epidermis. Underneath it lies the dermis. And the deepest third layer is the hypodermis or subcutaneous tissue. Some sources, by the way, describe only two upper layers of the skin, and the subcutaneous…

  • The Integumentary System
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    The Integumentary System

    It’s Professor Dave, let’s look at the integumentary system. With some basics covered regarding two of the types of tissue in the human body, we are ready to start looking at some of the different systems found in the body, and we are going to start with the outermost system, which is called the integumentary system. This is made up of the skin that covers and protects all your other body parts, as well as its derivatives, like certain glands, as well as hair and nails. Let’s look at the structure and function of these components now. The skin is a remarkable organ, acting as the first line of defense…