The factors behind constipation are _______ and _______.
How many segments is the large intestines divided into and what are they?
What does stool (not what’s in the lab that you’re sitting on, but rather: feces, poop, poo-poo, turd, sh*t, crap, caca, etc.) consist of?
Which pelvic floor muscles regulate your body’s decision to physically retain or expel stool?
What is the correct technique for squatting?
Consider the findings of the Bristol stool chart. In what ways is it helpful as a medical diagnostic tool? I won’t ask you which of these do you normally see on a daily basis.
Describe how pelvic floor dysfunction influences the body’s expulsion of waste. What factors contribute to pelvic floor dysfunction?
For someone experiencing chronic constipation, what are some dietary and/or lifestyle changes you/they can follow to alleviate the issue? https://youtu.be/0IVO50DuMCs
Endangered Species Infographic & Discussion
Share what animal you choose for your report (see week 8 folder) with the rest of the class and briefly tell us the status of it and what steps, if any, you discovered for it’s conservation. You can include a picture or a link to a picture if you would like!
The graded elements of this discussion board will be as follows:
List your organism’s common name.
Where is this organism endemic?
Current status of the organism’s populations (endangered, vulnerable, etc.)