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Muscular System

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How many types of muscles do you have in your body? 3
There are more than __________ muscles in the body. 600
Muscles work in pairs called flexors and ______________________. extensors
Muscles are made up of elastic tissue and thousands of small ________________. fibers
What signals the muscles to contract or relax? The brain
What connects muscles to bones? tendons
Smooth muscles are also called __________________________ muscles. involuntary
Another name for the heart muscle is the __________________ muscle. cardiac
Which type of muscle helps you to kick a ball or throw a pitch? skeletal
Muscles that you can control are called ____________________. voluntary
Skeletal muscles are also called _________________________. voluntary
Facial muscles attach to your ______________. skin
Where are the deltoid muscles located? shoulders
Where are your pectoral muscles located? chest
What muscles are located under your pectorals and ribcage? rectus abdominis (abs)
What muscle is located on the top of your upper arm? bicep
Where are your quadriceps located? Front of thigh
What muscle do you sit on? gluteus maximus
Where is your gastrocnemius? calf
Created by: ellenbin