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Muscular System

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QUIZ 17 QUESTIONS
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When a muscle contracts & the end of the muscle do not move or the body part of that the muscle affects does not move, the contraction is considered an _____ contraction.

2

When the distance between the ends of a contracting muscle decrease, the isotonic contraction is said to be _____.

3

When you do a push-up, . what muscle action occurs?

4

When an isolated and specific action occurs, the muscle responsible for that action is called the _____.

5

When a prime mover contracts, there is a muscle that causes the opposite action. It is called the _____.

6

Muscles that assist the prime mover are called _____.

7

What is the primary function of the biceps?

8

A _____ is a sudden involuntary contraction of a muscle or a group of muscles.

9

Muscle _____ is/are the most common injury to muscle.

10

The majority of muscle strains (80%) occur to the muscle _____ or at the junction between the muscle and the tendon.

11

Muscle ____ is an enlargement of the breadth of a muscle as a result of repeated forceful muscle activity.

12

Muscle spasms are considered _____ when they are sustained over a period of time.

13

Massage directly on the site of a(n) _____ cramp or charley horse is contraindicated.

14

_____ are shortened, contracted muscles are muscle groups where the muscle atrophies and shrinks while the connective tissue thickens.

15

If a muscle cannot be contracted or is only contracted very weakly, the muscle tissue will rapidly degenerate and begin to waste away. This is called muscle ____.

16

_____ is a chronic inflammatory disease of the connective tissue that may affect many body tissues and organs.

17

_____ is characterized by pain, fatigue, and stiffness in the connective tissue of the muscles, tendons, and ligaments.


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