Flashcards in Body Structure And Muscle Deck (12):
What do muscles do
Allow movement at the joints
What do the muscles work in?
Muscles controlling the elbow
Biceps and tricep
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.
Muscles controlling the knee
The hamstring and quadricep
What do the muscles do to make the knee bend
The hamstring contracts to make the knee bend and the tricep relaxes
What do the muscles pairs do to straighten the leg
The quadricep contracts and the tricep relaxes
Two different ways of respiration
Aerobic and anaerobic
What does aerobic respiration require
Oxygen and glucose
What does aerobic respiration produce
Carbon dioxide, water and energy
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