List the largest and smallest muscles in the body:
Largest: gluteus maximus
How many total muscles of the body are there?
List three thing in which muscles consume:
List the fxns of muscles
Convert ATP to mechanical energy
Tension on joints
List and describe the characteristics of muscles:
Cell membrane capable of dramatic electrical charge
Conductivity - spreads thru muscle fibers
Contractibility- shortens when stimulated
Elasticity- recoils when tension released
Which of the following is not a fxn of muscles
A. Convert ATP to mechanical energy to creat movement
B. Heat production
C. Maintain posture
D. Regulate hormone control
E. Counteract gravity
Which of the following is NOT a major characteristic of muscles?
A. Stretchable and elastic
C. Pushes to create skeletal movements
D. Excitable: cell membrane capable of electrical charge
The attachment site of the muscles at the stationary point is called:
The muscle attachment site of the end that moves, or allows motion is called:
The middle of the muscle is know as:
The movement that muscles produce is called:
List the three major muscle types:
True/False: Each type of force generated is unique to each muscle types.
False- all pull, all contract
True/False: muscles are independent systems that fxn independently to create movements.
The muscle that produces the greatest amount of force is called the _____ and the ____ does most of the work.
The muscle that assists the prime mover is called:
The muscle that opposes the prime mover is called the:
The muscle that holds the bone in place, and prevents it from moving too far in one direction is called the: