covers, shapes, and supports the skeletal tissue. It contracts and moves various parts of the body.
How many muscles are in the human body and how many of them are facial muscles?
600 muscles in the human body. 30 of them are facial muscles.
What are muscles?
Fibrous tissues with the ability to stretch and contract according to the demands of the body's movements.
also called voluntary or skeletal muscles; muscles that are controlled by the will.
also called involuntary, visceral, or smooth muscles; muscles that function automatically, without conscious will.
the involuntary muscle that makes up the heart.
What are the three parts of a muscle?
origin, belly, insertion
the part that does not move; it is attached to the skeleton and serves as a bases for action.
The movable attachment, where the effects of contraction are seen.
middle part of the muscle
Muscular tissue can be stimulated by?
massage (hand or electrical vibrator), electrical current (high-frequency or faradic current), light rays (infrared rays or ultraviolet), heat rays (heating lamps or heating caps), moist heat (steamers or moderately warm steam towels) , nerve impulses (through the nervous system), chemicals (certain acids and salts).