Flashcards in Muscular System Deck (9)
What is muscular strength?
The amount of force a muscle can apply in a given contraction
What is muscular endurance?
The ability of muscles to keep working for a long time
What is the difference between a muscle sprain and strain?
Muscle sprain: ligament stretched too far or torn
Muscle strain: muscle or tendon stretched too far or torn
What are the three types of muscle?
Smooth, cardiac, skeletal
What is produced when your muscles do not have enough oxygen? This is ____ to cells. Your muscles need ____ to get rid of it.
Lactic acid, poisonous, oxygen
What is the acronym used when you get a strain or sprain?
Muscles are bundles of _____.
When one muscle _____, the other _____.
(Two answers for each blank)