Welcome to the public engagement section of the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Medicine Programme at the University of Aberdeen. Many of you will have been directed here from our Universities Week lanyard, please use the links below to learn more about your skeleton and to test yourself on what you have learnt! If you’d like to learn more about our research please visit the main Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Medicine at Aberdeen pages. Please bookmark our site and visit again soon, these pages will be updated with further information on our research!

Click below for our cartoon summary of top tips for keeping your bones healthy:

Top tips for healthy bones

For more detail, please visit the National Osteoporosis Society website: http://www.nos.org.uk/page.aspx?pid=248  

This website is an excellent resource for further information regarding all aspects of osteoporosis

Click below for our printable “Secret Life of the Skeleton” leaflet for more information and 3D images. You’ll need red/blue 3D glasses to view these; if you don’t have these, it’s easy to make your own

Secret Life of the Skeleton

Ever wondered how your baby teeth suddenly fall out with a new tooth underneath ready to take over?  Read in “boning up on teeth” how bone-eating osteoclasts are essential in tooth eruption. 

Boning up on teeth

Now you’ve learnt about your skeleton, see how you get on with our multiple choice quiz below:

Musculoskeletal quiz