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Flashcards in Tissues 7: Muscles Deck (9)
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1

What is skeletal muscle

tissue attached to bone, producing movement of the body relative to the environment

2

What do antagonistic muscle pairs consist of

A flexor and an extensor

3

What occurs during an isotonic contraction

Muscle changes length - Tension remains the same

4

What does concentric mean

Shortening

5

What does eccentric mean

Lengthening

6

What is an isometric contraction

Tension develops - muscle does not change length

7

Give an example of isometric contraction

Holding a carrier bag

8

Give an example of an isotonic contraction

pulling your hand closer to you

9

Explain all of E-C coupling

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