A&P Practical #3

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tendon

tough cords of connective tissue

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aponeuroses

flat sheets of connective tissue

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ligaments

attach bone to bone

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tendons

attach bone to muscle

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origin

the point of attachment of a muscle that shows relatively little movement during contraction

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insertion

the point of attachment that shows the most movement during contracrion

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during contraction, the muscle insertion...

moves towards the origin

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action

involves the resulting movement of a portion of the skeletion

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Muscles can only ____________ as they contract, they never ______________.

pull; push

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Innervation

refers to the identity of the nerve that controls a specific muscle

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Skeletal muscles can be named by...

shape, size, location, number of heads, type of action, origin or insertion, direction of fibers

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Deltoid

triangular

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quadratus

rectangular

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rhomboid

diamond

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teres

round

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maximus

largest

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minimus

smallest

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longus

long

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brevis

short

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pectoralis

chest

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gluteus

buttocks

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biceps

two-headed

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triceps

three-headed

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quadriceps

four-headed

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types of actions

extensor, pronator, flexor, & supinator

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sternohyoid

the first part refers to the origin (the sternum) the second part to the insertion (the hyoid bone)

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rectus

straight, parallel to the body's midline

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transverse

perpendicular to the midline; oblique diagonal to the midline

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coactivation

when the agonist and antagonist are working at the same time to produce an action

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synergists

A muscle that assists a prime mover muscle in performing a specific action.

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agonists

a muscle that causes motion

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antagonists

a muscle that opposes the action of the agonist by relaxing during the action