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Muscle Notes 2009

Muscle notes for test

How many muscles do we have? 600
What muscles make up our internal organs? Smooth muscles
What muscle is found only in the heart? Cardiac Muscle
What muscle makes up over 90 percent of all our muscles? Skeletal muscles
Which muscles automatically move without you knowing? Involuntary
Which muscles have to have the brain send messages to tell them to move? Voluntary
Smooth muscles makes up what percent of our muscles? 8%
Cardiac muscles make up what percent of our muscles? 3%
Tearing a muscle fiber(s), followed by bleeding or swelling of muscle is called what? Strain Muscle
Prolonged contraction of a muscle is called what? Muscle Cramp
Movement that reduces a joint angle is called? Flexion
A movement that increases a joint angle is called? Extension
Muscles work in what? Pairs
Created by: mrdavis