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science quiz 2013-14

muscular system

What are the muscular systems functions? *movement *maintain body temperature *transport materials within the body
what are the two parts of the muscular system *tendons *muscles
what is a tendon? * elastic connects muscles to bones
how many muscles are in the human body and how many types are there? *There is 600 muscles in the human body *3 types
What are the three types of muscles are in the human body? *skeletal muscles *smooth muscles *Cardiac muscles
What does the Skeletal muscle do? it is attached to the bones by tendons and makes movement possible.
What does the smooth muscle do? this is an involuntary muscle and is found in internal organs
what does the cardiac muscle do forms the heart this muscle is also involuntary
how do the muscles work muscles can only pull not push, they also have to work in pairs and when one muscle contracts then the other relaxes.
what are flexor muscles and extensor muscles? bends at the joint straighten at the joint
What are some examples of extensor muscles triceps and quadriceps
what are some examples of flexor muscles Biceps and hamstring
what are the body parts away from the body? abductor
what body part moves the bone towards the body adductor
what does a deltoid do? move the arm away from the body
what does a pectoral do? ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? move arm toward the body
Created by: annaliharp