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Muscle Review

General Questions about Muscles

Muscle is a... tissue
What do muscles do? They contract, resulting in movement.
Muscles can only... Pull, not push.
Tendons are... rope-like tissue
What do tendons do? Connect bone to muscle.
Ligaments are... very tough tissue
What do ligaments do? Hold bones together.
Flex make muscle short and fat
Extend make muscle long and skinny
Voluntary muscule tissue. Tissue under your control.
Involuntary muscle tissue Tisse not under your control
What are two examples of involuntary tissue? Heart and digestive track.
How many skeletal muscles do you have? 640
What controls muscles? Electrical signals from the brain.
How much of your body weight is muscle? 2/5ths or 40%
What is Stamina? How long a muscle can work without getting tired
How do you increase stamina? Use the muscle more.
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