Muscular System

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Muscular System

Muscular System

Visceral MuscleFound inside of organs like the stomach, intestines, and blood vessels. Makes organs contract to move substances through the organ.

Cardiac Muscle Found only in the heart, responsible for pumping blood throughout the body. It cannot be controlled consciously, so it is an involuntary muscle.

Skeletal MuscleThe only voluntary muscle tissue in the human body, it is controlled consciously. Every physical action that a person preforms required skeletal muscle.

What is a muscle contraction? A concentric or shortening contraction is a type of muscle contraction in which the muscles shorten while generating force. This occurs when the force is generated by the muscle exceeds the load opposing it's contraction.

Function of flexors and extensors?There are flexors and extensors in the forearm and they control the movements of the hand and wrist. If you hold your hand out, the flexors allow your hand to bend downward. The extensors allow your hand to bend upward.

How are muscles, bones, and tendons are related?Ligaments and Tendons are fibrous bands of connective tissue that attach to bone. Ligaments connect two or more bones together and help stabilize joints. Tendons attach muscle to bone.

How do muscles become more Fatigued?Due to energy in muslce running out or by acid build up in muscles which limits muscle movement and causes a burning sensation.

Latissimus dorsi muscle connects the spine to the humerus, tightness in this muscle can maifest as either sub glenohumeral joint (shoulder) function whcih leads to chronic pain or tendinitis.

The hamstring muscles run down the back of the thigh. Their tendons cross the knee joint and connect on each side of the shinebone. They function by pulling the leg backward while walking or running.

The triceps muscle is the large muscle on the back of the upper limb of many vertebrates. It is the muscle principally responsible for extensions of the elbow joint.

The quadriceps specifically the vastus medilalis, play the important role of stabilizing the patella and the knee joint during gait.

The satorius muscle the longest muscle in the human body, long think muscle runs down the length of the thight. Its upper portion forms the lateral border of the femoral triangle.

The biceps is a two headed muscle that lies on the upper arm between the shoulder and the elbow. Both heads arise on the scapula and join to form a single muslce belly which is attached to the upper forearm.


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