BIOL 223 Chapter 10-1

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BIOL 223 Chapter 10-1
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  1. List the three classes of muscle.
    • cardiac
    • skeletal
    • smooth
  2. Which muscle type is multinucleated?
    skeletal muscle
  3. Which muscle type is branched?
    cardiac
  4. Which muscle type(s) are involuntary?
    • smooth
    • cardiac
  5. Which muscle type is not striated?
    smooth muscle
  6. List the three, of the nine, functions of the muscular system that deal with physicality.
    • movement of the body
    • maintain posture and balance
    • communication
  7. List the three, of nine, functions of the muscular system that deal with life functions.
    • heartbeat
    • respiration
    • transport
  8. List the three, of nine, functions of the muscular system that support daily life.
    • soft tissue support
    • generation of body heat
    • storage of energy reserves
  9. List the four properties of skeletal muscle.
    • excitability
    • contractility
    • extensibility
    • elasticity
  10. The ability to stimulate a muscle with a neuron so that it contracts is called:
    excitability
  11. The ability of a muscle to contract, or shorten with force is:
    contractility
  12. The ability of a muscle to be stretched, within reason, and not be damaged is known as:
    extensibility
  13. The ability of a muscle to recoil after stretching is known as:
    elasticity
  14. List the three components that comprise a lever.
    • load
    • applied force
    • fulcrum
  15. The amount of weight you are trying to move with a lever is known as the:
    load
  16. The amount of power you can generate with a lever is the:
    applied force
  17. The fixed point that you are moving around in a lever is the:
    fulcrum
  18. Which type of lever has the load and applied force on opposite sides of the fulcrum?
    1st class lever
  19. Which type of lever places the load between the applied force and the fulcrum?
    2nd class lever
  20. Which type of lever places the applied force between the fulcrum and the load?
    3rd class lever
  21. Which type of lever allows for speed, but not much force?
    3rd class levers
  22. Which type of lever provides for force, but not speed?
    2nd class lever
  23. A wheelbarrow is an example of which type of lever?
    2nd class lever
  24. The human arm is an example of which type of lever?
    • 3rd class lever
    • fulcrum - elbow
    • load - hand
    • applied force - bicep
  25. A teeter-totter is an example of which type of lever?
    1st class lever

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