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Muscular System  

created by angelaxio… on 11 Apr 11, enabled by jimmy
Medium level (61% of success)    17 questions - 1 368 players
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1
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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