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Muscles

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Name the 3 types of muscles Skeletal, Smooth, Cardiac
What type of muscle is primarily under voluntary control? Skeletal
What type of muscle is found only in the heart? Cardiac
What type of muscle is: unattached to bone, acts slowly, can remain contracted for a long time? Smooth
State the 3 main responsibilities of the muscular system movement, maintain posture, maintain body temperature
True or False: Muscles lengthen when they contract False: muscles shorten when they contract
True or False: Voluntary control means movement is controlled by conscious thought True
What attaches muscle to bone? Tendons
Where is the deltoid located? Over distal shoulder into upper arm
You sit on what muscle? Gluteus Maximus
The vastus lateralis is a muscle in your...? thigh
Intramuscular means: into the muscle
Elasticity is the muscles ability to _______? return to original length when relaxed
What is atrophy? decrease in muscle size
Where are your masseter muscles? lower jaws
When muscles enlarge, this is known as: hypertrophy
The muscles that open and close passageways are called? sphincters
A muscle strain is a _____ in the muscle? tear
A sustained contraction is a muscle ______? spasm or cramp
Define strength capacity to do work
Created by: TriciaMarie