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  • Your Muscles for Kids

    You have more than 600 muscles in your body! They do everything from pumping blood throughout your body to helping you lifting your heavy backpack. Find out more.

  • Bones, Muscles, and Joints for Teens

    Our bones, muscles, and joints form our musculoskeletal system and enable us to do everyday physical activities.

  • Bones, Muscles, and Joints for Parents

    Without bones, muscles, and joints, we couldn't stand, walk, run, or even sit. The musculoskeletal system supports our bodies, protects our organs from injury, and enables movement.

  • Quiz: Muscles for Kids

    Take this quiz about your muscular system.

  • Muscular Dystrophy for Parents

    Muscular dystrophy is a disorder that weakens a person's muscles over time. People who have the disease can gradually lose the ability to do everyday tasks.

  • Muscular Dystrophy for Teens

    Muscular dystrophy is a disorder that weakens a person's muscles over time. People who have the disease can gradually lose the ability to do everyday tasks.

  • Getting Muscles for Kids

    Kids might wish for bigger muscles, but that kind of grown-up muscle isn't possible until a kid is older. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Movie: Muscular System for Kids

    Watch this movie about the muscular system.

  • Hamstring Strain for Teens

    A hamstring strain happens when one or more of the muscles in the back of the leg gets stretched too far and starts to tear. Find out how to treat hamstring strains in this article for teens.

  • Muscular Dystrophy for Kids

    Muscular dystrophy is a disease in which muscles of the body get weaker and weaker and may slowly stop working. Learn more about it in this article for kids.