DHO Health Science Updated: Muscular System Movement Flashcards
Which type of muscle is connected to bones and allows for movement of the body?
Wave-like motion caused by contraction and relaxation of the muscles
How many muscles are in the human body?
What are the two names that refer to the ability to respond to a stimulus, such as a nerve impulse?
Excitability & Irritability
What are the two characteristics of muscle when it contracts?
It becomes short and thick
Name for the ability of the muscle to stretch
Which part of the nervous system controls involuntary actions?
Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
Which part of the nervous system controls voluntary actions?
Somatic Nervous System (SNS)
Doughnut-shaped muscles that can pinch shut, controlling passage
Name for the end of the muscle that attaches to bone and does not move
Name for the end of the muscle that attaches to bone and moves when the muscle contracts
Which muscle is located around the eyes and allows you to blink?
Which muscle is located around the lips allows you to pucker your lips (kiss)?
What is the name of the dome-shaped muscle that assists with breathing?
What is the name for the muscles that lie beneath the pectoralis major, between the ribs and are important for breathing?