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Coach Heather's Skeletal & Muscular System Review

What is the framework of bones and tissues that supports the body? Skeletal System
What system consists of tissues that move parts of the body and operate internal organs? Muscular System
What are the places where two or more bones meet? Joints
What is the function of cartilage? Allows joints to move easily, supports soft tissues, cushions bones
What holds bones in place at the joints? Ligaments
What connecting tissue joins muscle to muscle or muscle to bone? Tendons
What are the 3 types of connecting tissue? Cartilage, tendons, ligaments
Skeletal muscles work in ________ to move bones. Pairs
When muscles contract, that means they ______. Get shorter
When muscles extend it means they ______. Get longer
What body parts are hinge joints? Knee and elbow
What body parts are pivot joints? Head and neck
What body parts are gliding joints? Vertebrae that protect spinal cord
What body parts are ball-and-socket joints? Hip and shoulder
How do you care for your Skeletal and Muscular Systems? Lift objects carefully, regular physical activity, practice good posture, follow a nutritious eating plan