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AH: Muscles

Allied Health Muscles

How many muscles are in the human body? 650
About how much weight do muscles take? About half
What are the 3 main functions of the muslces? body movement, makes form and shape of the body, maintains body temperature
What are the 3 types of muscles? smooth, cardiac, skeletal
What is contractibility? The ability of a muscle to contract
What is Exciteability? The abiltity of a muscle to be able to respond to its environment
What is Extensibilty? The ability to be stretched
What is elasticity? The ability of a muscle to return to its original length
What is motor unit? A motor neuron and all of the muscle fibers it stimulats
Created by: EdgarF