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What are the three types of muscles
1.skeletal
2.Smoothe
3.Cardiac
Describe Skeletal Muscles
Voulentary, Striated
Describe Smoothe Muscles
Invoulentary, not striated, ex is the digestive system muscles
Describe Cardiac Muscles
Invoulentary, stiated, ex is the heart
Extensor
A muscle that extends the joint
Flexor
A muscle that bends the joint
Tendon
where muscle attatches to bone
Ligament
where bone attatches to bone
Sarcomere
combination of actin/myosin.
Is the basic unit of muscle contractions
Z-Line
each side of the sarcomere
make it so that the sacromere has something to grip onto
What is the break down of Skeletal Muscles
Skeletal->fasciles->muscular fiber->myofibers(bunches of sarcomeres)->actin/myosin
What do actin/myosin do?
interact to shorten length of sarcomere...pull action to overlap
Bicep
Flexes Arm
Tricep
Extends Arm
Latissimous Dorsi
Below shoulders. help pull arms down
Trapezius
Shrug Muscle. Base of neck to top of shoulders
Abdominal Muscles
Help stabilize and bend body
Quadraceps
on top of thigh (extend)
Hamstrings
on bottom of thigh (flex)
Gastrocnemius
calf muscle (move foot)
Gluteus Maximus
Booty