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H & F Term 2

Physical Activity - Chapter 11 & 13

What are the 5 main roles of the skeletal system? 1. provide support 2. protect internal organs 3. allow your body to move 4. stores materials your body needs 5. produces materials your body needs
What type of joint is the knee? Hinge
What type of joint is the shoulder? Ball-and-socket
What type of joint is found in your wrist and ankle? Gliding
What holds bones together at the joint? Ligament
A condition in which the bones become weak and break easily. Osteoporosis
A break in a bone is called what? Fracture
What is a sprain? An overstretched or torn ligament
What is a strain? A pulled muscle.
What is an abnormal curvature of the spine called? Scoliosis
The heart is what type of muscle? Cardiac
Muscles that you can control to do activities. Skeletal
Painful swelling and irritation of a tendon is called what? Tendonitis
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