Instructions: This is an essay. Answers should be given in complete sentences that are grammatically correct and checked for spelling. Grammar and spelling will count toward the grade. Answers should be well thought-out and demonstrate understanding of the concept. Poorly written and sloppy essays will result in a deduction of points.
Answers are expected to be solely your own work. Do not discuss answers with or copy answers from other students. This will result in zero points being awarded. In addition, do not copy text from any source. Answers should be in your own words and copying text will result in zero points being awarded.
Essays should be typed. Answers should be complete and essays should be 2 double-spaced typed pages. The font size should be 12 or less in Times New Roman. An essay that is shorter than 2 FULL double-spaced typed pages with font size of 12 is too short and points will be deducted. Essays must be submitted using the Assignment feature in Blackboard. Essays attached to emails will not be accepted. The submission must be in .doc or .rtf format or I cannot open them. Refer to the syllabus for the policy on late assignments.
Topic: Research a neuromuscular disorder of your choice and write an essay about your findings. This paper SHOULD NOT be a restatement of basic info and stats about the condition from WebMD or other similar website. The essay should be focused solely on the anatomical and/or physiological abnormalities that cause the condition (an explanation of the pathology for an anatomy/physiology standpoint.) If you choice a condition so rare that nothing is known about the pathology, choice a different one.