Muscular System

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What do muscles help protect?

Organs

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What stimulates muscles?

Nerves

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What is it called when a person has control over an action of the body?

Voluntary

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What is it called when a function occurs without conscious thought or control?

Involuntary

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Muscle tone

Muscles are partially contracted at all times even though they may not be in use

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How many main types of muscle are there?

3

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What is another name for heart muscle?

Myocardium

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Which muscle consists of highly coordinated cells that communicated with each other?

Cardiac muscle

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What is another name for smooth muscle?

Visceral muscle

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Strong, tough fibrous connective tissue cord that does not stretch

Tendon

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Extends from your neck, down along the spine to about the middle of your back and across your shoulder blade

Trapezius

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What is the name for the chest muscles?

Pectoralis major

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Which muscle is the broadest muscle of the back and powerful enough to overcome the whole weight of the body?

Latissimus Dorsi

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What is an IM?

Intermuscular Injection

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Which muscle is triangular in shape and is the most common site for an IM?

Deltoid

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Where are IM injections given before a person can walk?

Quadricep femoris

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Name the three sites for Intramuscular (IM) injections

Quadricep femoris, gluteus maximus deltoid

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What goes from sternum, across clavicle to behind the ear?

Sternocleidomastoid

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Tough, sheet-like membrane that covers and protects the tissue

Fascia

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Longest and strongest tendon in the body that attaches the gastrocnemius muscle (a calf muscle) to the calcaneus (heel bone)

Achilles tendon

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What is the name for muscles being partially contracted at all times even though they may not be in use?

Muscle tone