After completing this chapter

  • You will understand what anatomy is in general and why it is important in the process of neurovascular assessment
  • You will understand what the anatomical planes are ?consider to abandon
  • You will understand the terminology in relation to locations of the structures of the body
  • You will understand the anatomical terms of movement

VIDEOS and summary points

After completing the activities

  • You will be able to identify and establish the anatomical ?planes and identify and establish the locations of structures relative to the body as a whole, as well as to the other structures
  • You will be able to establish a direction of movement



  • activity 1 – identify anatomical planes


  • activity 2 – rearrange the anatomical planes in relation to the correct terminology and arrange location names in regards to the structures


  • activity 3 – (directions of movements)