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What is the position called when the body is straight with palms and toes face up?
Anatomical position
Position with palm of hand turned upward
Pronation
The muscles that have the opposite actions of the prime mover
Antogaonist
Position with palm turned downward
Supination
This type of muscle tissue attaches to and moves bones a. skeletal
b. cardiac
c. smooth
Skeletal
When a muscle contracts, it physically gets what?

When a muscle relaxes, it physically get what?
Shorter and thicker

Longer and thinner
Muscles contract only after receiving a message from the
Brain and spinal cord
Bones are attached to muscles by
Tendons
What are the 3 types of muscle tissue?
Smooth, cardiac, skeletal
The decrease in the size of muscle tissue is called
Atrophy
What part of the muscle is found between the origin and insertion. It covers the immovable bone.
Belly
Each muscle must have how many attachments
2
Is smooth muscle voluntary or involuntary
Involuntary
Is cardiac muscle voluntary or involuntary
Involuntary
Is skeletal muscle voluntary or involuntary
Voluntary