U3 S6

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Iwillacescience
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126692
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U3 S6
Updated:
2012-01-08 23:18:18
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LIFE SCIENCE
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BODY SYSTEMS
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  1. What is muscular dystrophy?
    Muscular dystrophy is a hereditary disease that causes skeletal muscle to become weaker over time. It affects how muscle proteins form.
  2. What is tendinitis?
    Tendinitis is when tendons become inflamed or torn when muscles are overused. It needs rest to heal and may be treated with medicines that reduce swelling.
  3. What are some benefits of exercise?
    Exercise benefits the muscular system by increasing strength, endurance, and flexibility. It also keeps your heart, blood vessels, lungs, and bones healthy. Exercise also reduces stress, helps you sleep well, and makes you feel good.
  4. What are bones, cartilage, and the ligaments that hold bones together?
    The skeletal system
  5. What is a type of tough, flexible connective tissue that holds bones together?
    Ligaments
  6. What are groups of muscles that allow you to move and that move materials inside your body?
    The muscular system
  7. What is the place where two or more bones connect?
    Joints
  8. What are tough strands of tissue that connect muscles to bones?
    Tendons
  9. What are the three main parts of the skeletal system?
    Bones cartilage and ligaments.
  10. The shoulder is an example of what kind of joint?
    Ball and socket

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