Flashcards in Sensory Mechanism (8.10) Part 3 Deck (14):
(A.K.A movement) This term refers to active movement of an organism or object.
Locomotion is the second largest consumer of ATP energy within an organism because:
Organism has to overcome the force of gravity AND Overcome the force of friction (resistance).
Locomotion is accomplished by the use of ______ tissue working with the _______.
Types of environments dealing with locomotion
water, land, and air
Organisms are swimming or floating.
Organisms are standing/walking/running.
Organisms are flying or gliding.
Little gravity to overcome because of buoyancy; but much friction (water resistance).
means “torpedo shaped”
Having a fusiform (means “torpedo shaped”) body lessens ______ (From water resistance).
Much gravity to overcome; but little friction (air resistance).
Organisms have strong muscular ______ to overcome gravity.
Much gravity to overcome and much friction to overcome (air resistance).