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Muscles

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Skeletal Muscle
Smooth Muscle
Cardiac Muscle
600
There are over _____ muscles in your body.
40
Muscles make up about ____ % of your body weight.
Pull
Muscles can only ________ on a bone.
Skeletal
One of the most abundant muscle tissues is ___ muscle.
Glycogen
Muscles store energy in the form of _______.
Lactic Acid
Sore muscles are caused by a build-up of ___.
Extensor
A muscle that straightens a joint.
Flexor
A muscle that bends a joint.
Voluntary
Muscles that you can consciously control.
Involuntary
Muscles that you cannot consciously control.
Tendon
A tough, non-elastic tissue that attaches muscle to bone.
Contract
To _____ means that the muscle gets shorter and firmer.
Exercise
To keep muscles strong, you must _____ them.
Between beats
The heart rests _______.
Slower
The stronger the heart, the _______ it can beat.
Nerve signal
A muscle will relax when the ________ stops.
Warm-ups
Doing ______ is one way to prevent overstretching muscles.
Cardiac
_______ muscle can contract without a nerve impulse.
Muscle Tone
________ is where the muscles remain partially contracted all of the time.
Cardiac Muscle
Cells are woven, striated, involuntary
Skeletal Muscle
Cells are long cylinders, striated, many nuclei, voluntary
Smooth Muscle
Cells are thin, long, pointed at the end, one nuclei, involuntary
Tendon, directly, another muscle
Ways muscles attach to bone...Muscle (to) ____ to bone.