Flashcards in muscle Deck (13)
3 typles of muscles found in the body and describe them.
Striated-voluntary/ skeletal. movements.
non striated-smooth and involuntary
cardiac-involunary, made up of striated tissue
components of muscular system
tendons, fascia, muscle tissue
functions of muscular system
covers and protects skeleton
" " internal organs
2 contractile proteins within the muscles.
how many muscles are in the body?
what does the origin of muscle refer to?
immovable attachment that will move towards origin.
what kind of muscle moves bone?
what does the insertionnof a muscle refer to
what does the muscles contractibility mean?
the muscles ability to contract
what does the muscles extensibility mean?
the ability of the muscle to stretch out without causing injury
to go downwarrd