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1. four functional groups of muscles and their definition: a. Agonist : prime mover)- Provides the major force for producing a specific movement. b. Antagonist : Oppose or reverse a particular movement, regulate the motion of Prime Movers by contracting and producing resistance to a movement. c. Synergist: help Prime Movers by adding extra force to a movement. d. Fixator: synergists that immobilize a bone or muscle’s origin (eg. Scapula).
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Unformatted text preview: 2. name one of the muscles off of our list of 17 muscles that fits the criteria: – named for a nearby bone- Temporalis. – named for the number of origins- Triceps Brachii, Biceps Brachii. – named for the location of the attachments- Sternocleidomastoid. – named for the muscle size- Gluteus Maximus. 3....
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  • Fall '16
  • Mrs.Gaines
  • Algebra, Biceps brachii muscle, Triceps brachii muscle, Prime Movers, bone- Temporalis, nearby bone- Temporalis, muscle size- Gluteus

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