Flashcards in Anatomy - Muscle System Deck (27):
What is the point of contact between the nerve ending and muscle fiber?
What is the chemical that is released when a nerve impulse passes through the neuromuscular junction for muscle contraction?
_____ is the end of the muscle attached to the more stationary bone.
_____ is the end of the muscle attached to the bone undergoing the greatest movement.
_______ contract to stabilize.
______ yields to agonist.
The ______ is the muscle that is primarily responsible for a particular movement.
There are ___ types of muscle.
What occurs in an isometric muscle contraction?
The length of the muscle does not change but the amount of tension increases during the contraction process
What occurs in an isotonic contraction?
The amount of tension produced by the muscle is constant during contraction but the muscle length changes
What are the 3 types of muscle?
Sternocleidomastoids are located?
From ear to manubrium
Trapezius muscles are located?
Where are the deltoids located?
Outside of shoulder socket
Pectoralis major is located?
Rectus abdominis' are located?
Latissimus is located?
Under arm pits on side
Obliques are located?
Posterior to latimiss, on side of hips
Gluteus Maximus is?
Gluteus minimus are located?
Upper portion of butt
The Rectus femorus are located?
The quadriceps are located? Also called?
Sides of thigh
Gastronomius is located?
The sartorial muscle is located?
Outside of hip and inside part of knee
Isometric muscles _____ change shape during movement.
Isotonic muscles ______ change shape during movement.
Does; gets shorter