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Transcript of Muscular System
Types of muscles
Comparison between the muscle types
Function of the skeletal muscles
Connective tissue covering
Construction of the skeletal muscle
Naming of the skeletal muscles
Classification of the skeletal muscle
It is the diminutive of Greek word MUS which means a mouse.
The body and head of the mouse represents the belly.
The tail represents the tendon.
ORIGIN OF THE WORD “MUSCLE”
TYPES OF MUSCLES
FUNCTION OF THE SKELETAL MUSCLES
Keeps the blood and lymph moving inside CVS
Protects internal organs
Stabilizes the joints
Connective Tissue Covering
General Construction of a Skeletal Muscle
Types of muscle attachment
NAMING OF SKELETAL MUSCLES
CLASSIFICATION OF SKELETAL MUSCLES
Arrangement of the muscle fibers
Pennate (feather like)
Action of the muscle
ARRANGEMENT OF MUSCLE FIBERS
Action of muscles
Agonist (Prime mover)
Muscle that is directly involved in causing an action
Opposes the movement of the agonist
Group of muscles work together and help agonists
Fix proximal joints during movements of distal joints