What do muscles help protect?
What stimulates muscles?
What is it called when a person has control over an action of the body?
What is it called when a function occurs without conscious thought or control?
Muscles are partially contracted at all times even though they may not be in use
How many main types of muscle are there?
What is another name for heart muscle?
Which muscle consists of highly coordinated cells that communicated with each other?
What is another name for smooth muscle?
Strong, tough fibrous connective tissue cord that does not stretch
Extends from your neck, down along the spine to about the middle of your back and across your shoulder blade
What is the name for the chest muscles?
Which muscle is the broadest muscle of the back and powerful enough to overcome the whole weight of the body?
What is an IM?
Which muscle is triangular in shape and is the most common site for an IM?
Where are IM injections given before a person can walk?
Name the three sites for Intramuscular (IM) injections
Quadricep femoris, gluteus maximus deltoid
What goes from sternum, across clavicle to behind the ear?
Tough, sheet-like membrane that covers and protects the tissue
Longest and strongest tendon in the body that attaches the gastrocnemius muscle (a calf muscle) to the calcaneus (heel bone)
What is the name for muscles being partially contracted at all times even though they may not be in use?