Flashcards in Muscular System Deck (15):
What is the proper name for your calf muscle?
What are the muscles in your shoulders?
What are the muscles in your chest?
What is the name of the muscle in your bum?
What is the muscle in your back?
What is the muscle in the front of your upper arm?
Give a definition of an antagonistic pair
Two muscle that work together to perform a movement (e.g bicep and tricep)
What is an agonistic muscle?
The muscle that does the movement
What is an antagonistic muscle?
The muscle that relaxes to allow movement
What is a fixator?
A muscle that holds another joint in place while the movement happens
What extends the elbow?
What flexes the knee?
What flexes the trunk (stomach)?
What adducts the shoulders?
Pectorals and latissimus dorsi