Muscular System Review

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About Your : 

About Your muscles

MUSCULAR SYSTEM TRIVIA : 

MUSCULAR SYSTEM TRIVIA If you weigh 120 pounds, approximately how much of the weight is muscle?

Approximately 50 pounds : 

Approximately 50 pounds

MUSCLE TISSUE- 3 Types : 

MUSCLE TISSUE- 3 Types SKELETAL- attached to bone, voluntary, striated (because of stripes & striae) CARDIAC- heart muscle SMOOTH- nonstriated, involuntary, found in visceral(organs) and blood vessel walls

FUNCTION OF MUSCLES- to contract and lengthen : 

FUNCTION OF MUSCLES- to contract and lengthen SKELETAL MUSCLE FUNCTION 1) MOVEMENT 2) POSTURE- MUSCLE TONE 3) HEAT PRODUCTION

MOVEMENT : 

MOVEMENT Muscles move bones by pulling on them, shortening and contracting. The muscle that BENDS the joint is called the FLEXOR. The muscle that straightens the joint is called the EXTENSOR muscle.

MOVEMENTS : 

MOVEMENTS Flexion- movement that makes a joint angle smaller Extension- movement that makes joint angle larger

More movements : 

More movements Abduction- moving body part away from the midline; “abduct” Adduction- moving body part toward the midline; “add”

ROTATION : 

ROTATION Moving around longitudinal axis example: “shaking your head no”

Do you remember the muscles you labeled last week? : 

Do you remember the muscles you labeled last week?

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