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Ch 10 antagonist, synergist, agonist, and fixators
agonist
Antagonist
synergist
fixators
muscle that has major responsibility for producing a specific…
muscles that oppose or reverse a particular movement
help prime movers by adding extra force to same movement or r…
synergist that immobilizes bone or muscle's origin and give p…
agonist
muscle that has major responsibility for producing a specific…
Antagonist
muscles that oppose or reverse a particular movement
8 terms
muscle roles
agonist or prime mover
assistant mover
antagonist
fixator or stabilizer
the principle muscle involved in a given joint action [ex. ha…
a muscle that contributes to a given joint action but is less…
a muscle that yields, relaxes or lets go so the agonist can b…
muscle that contracts to hold agonists steady. provides proxi…
agonist or prime mover
the principle muscle involved in a given joint action [ex. ha…
assistant mover
a muscle that contributes to a given joint action but is less…
30 terms
IMPORTANT MUSCLE TERMINOLOGY Contractions, Agonist/Antagonist, Synergist: Stabilizers,Neutralizers,Fixators
Agonist
Antagonist
Stabilizers (fixator)
Synergists
prime mover
opposes agonist contraction... (relaxes, acts as brake)
proximal contracts to fixate joint... (allows distal limb moveme…
muscles work together ... (assist prime movers-prevent undesired…
Agonist
prime mover
Antagonist
opposes agonist contraction... (relaxes, acts as brake)
6 terms
IMPORTANT MUSCLE TERMINOLOGY Contractions, Agonist/Antagonist, Synergist: Stabilizers,Neutralizers,Fixators
Agonist
Antagonist
Stabilizers (fixator)
Synergists
prime mover
opposes agonist contraction... (relaxes, acts as brake)
proximal contracts to fixate joint... (allows distal limb moveme…
muscles work together ... (assist prime movers-prevent undesired…
Agonist
prime mover
Antagonist
opposes agonist contraction... (relaxes, acts as brake)
5 terms
Exercise 14
Prime mover
Agonist
Antagonist
Fixator
This muscle is responsible for the movement
Another term for prime mover
These muscles oppose movement of the prime moved
These muscles are synergists that immobilize the origin of th…
Prime mover
This muscle is responsible for the movement
Agonist
Another term for prime mover
6 terms
Functional muscle groups
agonist
prime mover
accessory mover
fixator
muscle responsible for a specific action
-type of agonist... -muscle mainly responsible for a specific ac…
-type of agonist... -assists the prime mover
stabilizes one part of body to from a base for another action
agonist
muscle responsible for a specific action
prime mover
-type of agonist... -muscle mainly responsible for a specific ac…
Functional muscles
Agonist
prime mover
Accessory mover
Fixator
Muscles responsible for a specific action
muscle mainly responsible for a specific action
assists the prime mover
stabilizes one part of body to form a base for another action
Agonist
Muscles responsible for a specific action
prime mover
muscle mainly responsible for a specific action
6 terms
Functional groups muscle responsible for a specific action
muscle responsible for a specific action
muscle mainly responsible for a specif…
assists the prime mover
stabilizes one part of body to form a…
Agonist
Prime mover
Accessory mover
Fixator
muscle responsible for a specific action
Agonist
muscle mainly responsible for a specif…
Prime mover
6 terms
Terms for muscles
Prime Mover
Agonist
Antagonist
Fixator Origin
Muscle is responsible for movement
Another term for prime mover
Muscle opposes movement of prime mover
Muscles are synergist; immobilize the prime mover
Prime Mover
Muscle is responsible for movement
Agonist
Another term for prime mover
8 terms
Muscle Terminology
prime movers
antagonists
synergists
fixators
responsible for producing a particular movement
actions oppose the action of the agonist
assist the prime mover in performing an action
agonist and antagonist muscles contracting at the same time t…
prime movers
responsible for producing a particular movement
antagonists
actions oppose the action of the agonist
16 terms
anatomy muscle packet
Prime mover
Fixator
Synergist
Synergist
Agonist
Postural muscles
Stabilizes a joint so that the prime mover can act at more di…
Performs the same movement as the prime mover
Prime mover
Agonist
Fixator
Postural muscles
8 terms
muscles with actions definitions
actions
prime movers
agonist
antagonist
movement resulting from the contraction of a muscle or group…
most efficient muscles for a particular action
contracts to cause an action
opposes or counters the agonist
actions
movement resulting from the contraction of a muscle or group…
prime movers
most efficient muscles for a particular action
246 terms
Exercise 15: Gross Anatomy of Muscles
muscles that are responsible for produ…
Prime mover or agonist
Antagonist
Muscles that oppose or reverse a movem…
Prime mover or agonist
muscles that are responsible for producing a particular movem…
Muscles that oppose or reverse a movement
Antagonist
muscles that are responsible for produ…
Prime mover or agonist
Prime mover or agonist
muscles that are responsible for producing a particular movem…
MUSCLE GENERAL MUSCLE VOCAB
ORIGIN
INSERTION
PRIME MOVER
AGONIST
the nonmoving part of attachment when a muscle contracts
this point moves toward the origin- the insertion point will…
this muscle is responsible for the movement- applies out amou…
another term for prime mover
ORIGIN
the nonmoving part of attachment when a muscle contracts
INSERTION
this point moves toward the origin- the insertion point will…
20 terms
Body Movement
Flexion
Extension
Abduction
Adduction
Flexion
Extension
10 terms
prime, agonist, antagonist, synergist & stabilising
define a prime mover/main agonist
define an agonist
define an antagonist
define a synergist
the main muscle used in movement
muscle/s used in movements
opposing muscle/s
muscle which assists the prime mover
define a prime mover/main agonist
the main muscle used in movement
define an agonist
muscle/s used in movements
6 terms
GA 1: Functional Group Muscles
Agonist
Prime mover
Accessory mover
Fixator
Muscle responsible for a specific action
Muscle mainly responsible for a specific action
Muscle that assists the prime mover
Muscle that stabilizes one part of body to form a base for an…
Agonist
Muscle responsible for a specific action
Prime mover
Muscle mainly responsible for a specific action
14 terms
Anatomy
Agonist
Antagonist
Fixator
Synergist
Prime mover
Opposed/reverses action of the prime mover
Stabilizes a joint so the prime mover can act at more distal…
Performs same movement as prime mover "little helper"
Agonist
Prime mover
Antagonist
Opposed/reverses action of the prime mover
6 terms
Muscles
Actions
Prime movers
Agonist
Antagonist
Are movements resulting from the contraction of a muscle or g…
Are the most efficient muscles for a particular action
Contracts to cause an action
Opposes or counters the agonist
Actions
Are movements resulting from the contraction of a muscle or g…
Prime movers
Are the most efficient muscles for a particular action
9 terms
types of skeletal muscles
prime mover
fixator
fixator
synergist
major responsibility for causing a particular movement when s…
postural muscles for the most part
specialized synergist
stabilizes a joint so that the prime mover can act at more di…
prime mover
major responsibility for causing a particular movement when s…
fixator
postural muscles for the most part
6 terms
basic definitions for muscles
Actions
prime movers
agonist
antagonist
are movements resulting from the contraction of a muscle or g…
are the most efficient muscles for a particular action
contracts to cause an action
opposed or counters the agonist
Actions
are movements resulting from the contraction of a muscle or g…
prime movers
are the most efficient muscles for a particular action
12 terms
Classifications of Skeletal Muscles
Prime Movers
Antagonists
Synergists
Fixators
Muscles that are most responsible for producing a particular…
Muscles that oppose or reverse a movement
Aid the action of agonists either by assisting with the same…
Specialized synergists, they immobilize the origin of a prime…
Prime Movers
Muscles that are most responsible for producing a particular…
Antagonists
Muscles that oppose or reverse a movement
8 terms
Muscles
Origin
Insertion
*lever systems not on quiz!
Classification of types
where the musce is attached ... -the bone that doesn't move when…
the movable part
...
...
Origin
where the musce is attached ... -the bone that doesn't move when…
Insertion
the movable part
10 terms
Muscles
Maximus
Brevis
Longus
Minimus
Largest
Short
Long
Smallest
Maximus
Largest
Brevis
Short
8 terms
anatomy ch. 9 terms
origin
insertion
action
innervation
where the muscle begins and is usually stationary during move…
where the muscle/tendon ends and attaches to the movement arm
resultant joint motion following a muscular contraction
nerve branch supplying nervous stimulation to a motor unit or…
origin
where the muscle begins and is usually stationary during move…
insertion
where the muscle/tendon ends and attaches to the movement arm
11 terms
Classification of Skeletal Muscles
direction
size
location
origins
rectus, transverse, oblique
maximus, minimus, longus, brevis
temporalis muscle overlies temporal bone
biceps, triceps, quadriceps
direction
rectus, transverse, oblique
size
maximus, minimus, longus, brevis
7 terms
Types of Muscle Contractions
Isometric
Eccentric
Concentric
Agonist
Muscles contracts no movement
Muscles gets longer when contracts
Muscle gets shorter when contracts
prime mover
Isometric
Muscles contracts no movement
Eccentric
Muscles gets longer when contracts
10 terms
9. Muscle Organization
Arrangement of Fascicles (4)
Actions of skeletal muscles (4)
agonist
antagonist
Parallel... Convergent... Circular... Pennate
Agonists... antagonists... synergists... fixators
prime mover
opp of prime mover
Arrangement of Fascicles (4)
Parallel... Convergent... Circular... Pennate
Actions of skeletal muscles (4)
Agonists... antagonists... synergists... fixators
8 terms
Muscle Terms
Bone of Origin
Bone of Insertion
Agonist
Synergist
More fixed bone.
More movable bone.
Principle muscle involved in action.
Muscle that assists the prime mover in the action.
Bone of Origin
More fixed bone.
Bone of Insertion
More movable bone.
8 terms
Muscle Types
prime mover/agonist
antagonist
synergist
fixator
main muscles responsible for producing a particular movement
muscles that oppose or reverse a movement
aid the action of the prime mover either by assisting with th…
specialized synergist that stabilizes the origin of a prime m…
prime mover/agonist
main muscles responsible for producing a particular movement
antagonist
muscles that oppose or reverse a movement
20 terms
NASM Chapter 2 Muscles as Movers
agonist muscles
synergist muscles
stabilizer muscles
antagonist muscles
muscles that act as prime movers. they are most responsible f…
muscles that assist prime movers during movement, muscles tha…
muscles that support or stabilize the body while the prime mo…
muscles that perform the opposite action of the prime mover
agonist muscles
muscles that act as prime movers. they are most responsible f…
synergist muscles
muscles that assist prime movers during movement, muscles tha…
6 terms
Lab 7 & 8 key terms
agonist aka prime movers
antagonist
synergists
fixators
responsible for producing a particular movement ex. biceps
works against the prime mover
aid the action of the agonist by the same movement or by redu…
specialized synergist
agonist aka prime movers
responsible for producing a particular movement ex. biceps
antagonist
works against the prime mover
12 terms
Muscular System Terms
prime mover (agonist)
antagonist
synergist
fixator
responsible for producing a particular movement
oppose or reverse a movement
aid action of prime mover
specialized synergist
prime mover (agonist)
responsible for producing a particular movement
antagonist
oppose or reverse a movement
19 terms
Muscle actions
Mover
Prime mover
Prime mover
Agonists
Any muscle that performs an action
muscle that directly performs a specific movement
Its movement is described as the "action" or "function"
Another name for the prime mover or other "mover" muscle that…
Mover
Any muscle that performs an action
Prime mover
muscle that directly performs a specific movement
11 terms
Muscular System
Tetanus
Fatigue
Threshold
Agonist
Muscles are constantly contracted
Inability of a muscle to contract
Minimum strength required to cause a contraction
Prime mover; contract and primarily responsible for movement
Tetanus
Muscles are constantly contracted
Fatigue
Inability of a muscle to contract
7 terms
Exam 3 - Muscles - Types of muscles handout
Prime Movers/Agonist
Antagonist
When a prime mover is active, the cell…
Synergist
muscles that are primarily responsible for producing a partic…
Muscles that oppose or reverse a movement
stretched and in the relaxed state
aid the action of agonists either by assisting with the same…
Prime Movers/Agonist
muscles that are primarily responsible for producing a partic…
Antagonist
Muscles that oppose or reverse a movement
20 terms
NASM Chapter 2 Muscles as Movers
agonist muscles
synergist muscles
stabilizer muscles
antagonist muscles
muscles that act as prime movers. they are most responsible f…
muscles that assist prime movers during movement, muscles tha…
muscles that support or stabilize the body while the prime mo…
muscles that perform the opposite action of the prime mover
agonist muscles
muscles that act as prime movers. they are most responsible f…
synergist muscles
muscles that assist prime movers during movement, muscles tha…
9 terms
(#6) functional muscle types
agonist
fixator
antagonist
synergist
prime mover A.K.A:
stabilizes organ of the prim mover so all its force is used t…
reverses the action of the prime mover
performs the same action as the prime mover but at a more dis…
agonist
prime mover A.K.A:
fixator
stabilizes organ of the prim mover so all its force is used t…
20 terms
NASM Chapter 2 Muscles as Movers
agonist muscles
synergist muscles
stabilizer muscles
antagonist muscles
muscles that act as prime movers. they are most responsible f…
muscles that assist prime movers during movement, muscles tha…
muscles that support or stabilize the body while the prime mo…
muscles that perform the opposite action of the prime mover
agonist muscles
muscles that act as prime movers. they are most responsible f…
synergist muscles
muscles that assist prime movers during movement, muscles tha…
11 terms
Types of muscles
Prime mover (agonist)
Antagonist
Synergist
Fixator
responsible for producing movement
oppose or reverse a movement
aid the action of the agonist
fixation muscles, specialized synergists. immobilize prime mo…
Prime mover (agonist)
responsible for producing movement
Antagonist
oppose or reverse a movement
7 terms
Anatomy
Origin
Insertion
Action
Agonist or prime mover
Bony site of attatchment, stationary end of muscles
Mobile end of attachment of muscles
Effect produced by a muscle
Produces most of the force
Origin
Bony site of attatchment, stationary end of muscles
Insertion
Mobile end of attachment of muscles
10 terms
Levers make me sad
Agonist
Antagonist
Fixator
Synergist
prime mover
opposes the action of the prime mover
The function of postural muscles. Holds a body part still.
performs the same movement as the prime mover. Little helper.
Agonist
prime mover
Antagonist
opposes the action of the prime mover
16 terms
Ch 13
muscle mover
prime mover
assistant mover
movers are also known as __________
muscles that can do the action in question
most powerful mover
other movers
agonists
muscle mover
muscles that can do the action in question
prime mover
most powerful mover
A/P Muscles
Prime mover
Fixator
Synergist
Synergist
Agonist
Postural muscles for the most part
Stabilizes a joint so that the prime mover can act at more di…
Performs the same movement as the prime mover
Prime mover
Agonist
Fixator
Postural muscles for the most part
10 terms
Aging Muscles and Muscle Actions
Age
Age
Age
Age
Metabolic activities/ energy resources
Muscle size and elasticity
At 80 yoa half of muscle atrophied
Effect of exercise
Age
Metabolic activities/ energy resources
Age
Muscle size and elasticity
5 terms
(Ch 10) Skeletal Muscles: Functional Groups
Muscles Can Be Classified Into THREE F…
Prime Mover
Antagonist
Synergist
1) Prime Movers... 2) Antagonists... 3) Synergists
AKA agonist... A muscle that has the major responsibility/force…
A muscle that oppose or reverse a particular movement.... When…
Help prime movers by adding a little extra force to the same…
Muscles Can Be Classified Into THREE F…
1) Prime Movers... 2) Antagonists... 3) Synergists
Prime Mover
AKA agonist... A muscle that has the major responsibility/force…
7 terms
Gross Anatomy of Muscular System - Overview
Prime Movers... Agonists
Antagonists
Synergists
Fixators... Fixator muscle
Muscles most responsible for producing particular movement
Muscles that oppose or reverse a movement... When agonist (prim…
Aid action of agonists either by... 1. Assisting with same move…
Specialized synergists... Immobilize origin of prime mover so th…
Prime Movers... Agonists
Muscles most responsible for producing particular movement
Antagonists
Muscles that oppose or reverse a movement... When agonist (prim…
22 terms
Agonist, synergist, fixator, antagonist in exercises
agonist, chest press
agonist, overhead press
agonist, row
agonist, squat
pectoralis major
deltoid
latissimus dorsi
gluteus maximus, quadricep
agonist, chest press
pectoralis major
agonist, overhead press
deltoid
35 terms
muscles prime mover
Agonoists muscle(s)
Synergists muscle(s)
Fixators muscle(s)
Antagonists
provides the major force to complete the movement. known as t…
stabilizes a joint around which movement is occurring, which…
stabilizes the origin of the agonist and the joint that the o…
movement refers to the muscles that oppose the agonists
Agonoists muscle(s)
provides the major force to complete the movement. known as t…
Synergists muscle(s)
stabilizes a joint around which movement is occurring, which…
Skeletal muscle action 2
Hyperextension
Circumduction
Rotation
Inversion
Joint extended past anatomical position
Drawing a circle while movie joints
Turning a bone on its own axis
Turning the bottom of foot inward
Hyperextension
Joint extended past anatomical position
Circumduction
Drawing a circle while movie joints
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