Skeletal Muscle Anatomy & Activity
Complete and check each item. When done, take a screenshot that includes your NAME and OVERALL score. Do over until you are satisfied with your score. Use pages 183-198.
A motor unit is made up of ___.
The neurotransmitter for skeletal muscle is ___.
One accepted mechanism of how muscles contract is the ___. (3 words)
single, brief, jerky contractions are ___.
The build up of ____ acid can cause muscle soreness.
Contractions that completely smooth and sustained are said to be in complete _______.
_______ is the state of continuous partial contraction.
- Muscle tone
- Isotonic contraction
Contractions where the muscles do not contract are called ___.
Contractions where the muscles contract are called ___.
When muscles waste away, they are said to ____.
There are ___ golden rules of muscle function.
Muscles can only ___, thay cannot ___.
- push, pull
- contract, relax
- pull, push
- relax, contract
Muscle that is soft and flabby with no tone is called ____.
All muscles should cross at least one ____.
- other muscle
Muscles attch at two points, the ___ and ___.
- anterior, posterior
- proximalis, distalis
- top, bottom
- origin, insertion
Which are functions of skeletal muscle?