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Published on December 17th, 2010 | by What2Learn

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Bones in the leg – GCSE PE Revision


Those studying GCSE Physical Education (and some Science courses) need to be able to label and describe the bones in the leg. This free activity will develop and test your ability to do this. If you are struggling with this revision activity you should open the ‘revision notes’ below the game.

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Fibula: The outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle.

Tarsals: The seven bones located between the bones of the lower leg and the metatarsals.

Patella: Commonly known as the knee cap, a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint.

Pelvis: The large compound bone structure at the base of the spine that supports the legs. It consists of hip bone, sacrum and coccyx.

Metatarsals: These are bones in the forefoot. They sit at the base of the toes.

Tibia: the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle.

Femur: The longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton; extends from the pelvis to the knee.

Phalanges: Small bones that make up the toes.

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