Muscle quiz

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  1. Most muscles cross at least one
    joint
  2. The attachment of a muscles tendon to the stationary bone is called the ______;
    the attachment of the muscles other tendon to the movable bone is called ______.
    • origin
    • insertion
  3. This is an inflammation of the synovial membrane surrounding a joint
  4. Which type of lever produces the most force
    • 2nd class
    • eg... lifting on toe (wheelbarrow)
  5. A lever is acted on at two different points by two different forces which are
    effort and load
  6. Motion will occur in a muscle when the ______ supplied exceeds the _______.
    effort, load
  7. This type of fascicle arrangement has the fascicles spread over a broad area and
    converges at a thick central tendon.
    triangular
  8. What is another name for a prime mover?
    agonist
  9. This type of muscle works by stabilizing the origin of a prime mover so that it can act more efficiently.
    fixator
  10. A muscle may act as a ____ when, upon contraction, it stabilizes the origin of
    the prime mover so that the prime mover may act more effectively.
    fixator
  11. Which term best applies to a muscle that acts is to move a bone away from the
    midline of the body?
    abductor

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Muscle quiz
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2011-06-05 16:20:54
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