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1

What do muscles do

Allow movement at the joints

2

What do the muscles work in?

Pairs

3

Muscles controlling the elbow

Biceps and tricep

4

What do the pairs do to shorten the arm

The bicep contracts to pull the lower arm up causing the arm to bend. The tricep then relaxes or lengthens.

5

Muscles controlling the knee

The hamstring and quadricep

6

What do the muscles do to make the knee bend

The hamstring contracts to make the knee bend and the tricep relaxes

7

What do the muscles pairs do to straighten the leg

The quadricep contracts and the tricep relaxes

8

Two different ways of respiration

Aerobic and anaerobic

9

What does aerobic respiration require

Oxygen and glucose

10

What does aerobic respiration produce

Carbon dioxide, water and energy

11

What does the left side of the heart pump? And where does it go?

Oxygenated blood from the lungs,through the aorta to different body tissues

12

What does the right side of the heart pump? And where does it go?

De-oxygenated blood goes to the lungs to pick up oxygen