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Milady ch 6 - 3

Chapter 6 Muscular system Q&A

The scientific study of the muscles Myology
Amount of muscles in the human body Over six hundred
What percentage of body's weight is muscle? Forty to Fifty
How do muscles work? they stretch and contract according to movement
Why should a nail tech learn about muscles? In order to apply the correct massage movement.
These muscles are known as voluntary muscle because they are moved by will for walking, jumping, running, throwing, lifting, and turning your head. Striated
These muscles are called involuntary because we cannot control them they control lungs, stomach, kidneys,and intestines Non-Striated
This involuntary muscle is unique and controls only the heart, with a squeezing motion to force blood in and out. Cardiac
muscles that do not move and attach to the skeleton. Origin
The part of the muscle that moves. Insertion
The middle part of a muscle Belly
What do massage, heat rays, moist heat, and nerve impulses do for the body? Stimulate muscle tissue
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