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What are 5 functions of the muscle system
movement
heat production
posture
support
protection
point of attachment that does NOT move when the muscle contracts
Origin
point of attachment that moves when the muscle contracts
insertion
bone to muscle
tendom
bone to bone
ligament
inflammatory joint disease; swelling of synovial membrane
arthritis
pillowlike structure formed of synovial membrane filled with synovial fluid
bursa
fibrocartilage pads between bones in some joints
menisci
muscle that contracts at the same time as a prime mover
synergist
muscle directly opposing prime mover
natagonist
Anterior cruciate ligament of knee
ACL
LIst 5 ways muscles are named
location
function
shape
size of muscle
number of heads
list 3 hamstring muscles
biceps femoris
semitendosus
semimembranosus
list 3 quadricep muscles
rectus femoris
vastus lateralis
vastus medialis
rotator cuff muscles and what joint?
-infrospinatus
-supraspinatus
-teres minor
-subscapularis
Shoulder