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Causes of striations is skeletal muscles

Alternating dark and light banding pattern

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Scissors determine what type of lever

First or second?

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Discuss tetnus

Long contraction of rapid stimuli, if it continues for too long it becomes fatigued in a completely contracted state

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What are first class levers

a child's seesaw

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Define divergent muscles

Going out

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Define Convergent muscles

Pulling out

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Define parallel muscles

One origin and insertion, run longitudinally (ex: small muscles in your back)

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Define antagonist

Works in opposition

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Synargistic

Work together

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Define protagonist

Works with the muscle

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What is the antagonistic muscle of the triceps Brachii

Biceps Brachii

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Role of intermediate filaments

Goes back to cell parts and cytoplasm, have to know function

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What influences a lever

Weight, fulcrum, effort, positioning

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Make up of muscles

Actin and myosin

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4 major characteristics of muscles

Excitability, extensibility, contractility, elasticity

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Role of lactic acid

Energy source in kidneys, liver, and heart

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Role of myofibril network

Allow for sliding, make up the bulk of the muscle, actin and myosin

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Period where a muscle does not respond

Refractory period

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What makes up a band I band z disc....

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