The Anatomy of Sports

The National Museum of Health and Medicine

A medical illustrator paints the muscles and bones a swimmer uses on to former competitive swimmer Kathy Burns’s shoulder, arm, back

A medical illustrator paints the muscles and bones a swimmer uses on to former competitive swimmer Kathy Burns’s shoulder, arm, back and neck while a University of Maryland physical therapy student speaks about sports-related injuries. This activity took place at the National Museum of Health and Medicine’s Anatomy of Sports program on Aug. 11, 2012 in Silver Spring, Md.

The National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Md., held its Anatomy of Sports program on August 11, 2012. The event taught attendees about the muscle groups athletes use while playing their sports, as well as common sports injuries and how they can be prevented. Medical illustrators were on hand to paint on the athletes' bodies as they demonstrated the movements and positions they use to play their sports.

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Last Modified Date: 15-Aug-2012