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three types of muscle tissue
cardiac
smooth
skeletal
general functions of skeletal muscle
movement
maintenance of posture
heat production
prime mover/antagonist
synergists
antagonists
origins of muscle
prime mover- produce primary movement
synergists- complements the action of the prime movers
antagonists- opposes the movement of the prime mover
origins of muccle - red, the fixed part of the muscle
blue - the movable end of the muscle
naming of skeletal muscle
location, action/function, size, shape, attachment sites, and number of heads of origin
muscle named according to its location
orbicularis oculi
muscle named according to its action/function
Flexor digitorum
muscle named according to its size
gulteus maximus
muscle named according to its shape
deltoid
muscle named according to the number of heads of origin
biceps humerus and scapula
muscle classified according to its attachment site
sternocleidomastoid
another name for the anterior thigh
quadriceps
what muscles make up the quadriceps?
rectus femoris
vastus lateralus
vastus imtermedialis
vastus medialis
what muscles make up the posterior thigh
semimembranous
biceps femorus
semitendonosus
hamstrings