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List the different types of muscles and whether they are voluntary or not

Striated (skeletal{voluntary} and cardiac {involuntary}) and smooth (unstriated) {involuntary}

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What are the two attachments of skeletal muscle

origin (proximal or usually least movable) and insertion (distal or usually more movable)

2

What are the flat attachments of flat muscles

aponeuroses

3

What is the difference between tendons and ligaments

Tendons; attaches a muscle to a bone
Ligament: attach 2 bones

4

What do muscles actions depend upon

How they cross a joint, the number of joints crossed, and the shape of the joint

5

List 3 types of muscle attachments

tendinous attchment
aponeurotic attachment
fleshy attachment