anatomymuscle - to muscles Origin: the point of attachment...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/8/11 Muscle Visceral Smooth muscle Muscle associated with involuntary function Glands, organs of digestion, etc. Somatic a.k.a. Voluntary muscle Muscle associated with conscious movement
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5/8/11 Fast twitch fibers Contract quickly Are for fine movement Fatigue easily
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5/8/11 Slow twitch fibers Are for larger movements Exert greater force Move more slowly Have greater endurance Antigravity muscles of trunk
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5/8/11 Muscles Can only do one thing: contract Contraction brings two points closer together Longer muscles can contract farther than short muscles
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5/8/11 Critical definitions relative
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Unformatted text preview: to muscles Origin: the point of attachment of a muscle that is relatively immobile during contraction Insertion: the point of attachment of a muscle that is relatively mobile during contraction Agonist: prime mover 5/8/11 Origin and insertion can be an interesting problem Example Palatoglossus moves both tongue and soft palate Elevates tongue is soft palate is anchored closed, so portion in the soft palate serves as the functional origin Lowers the soft palate if the tongue is anchored, so portion in the tongue serves as the functional origin...
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course HSLS 213 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '09 term at Ohio University- Athens.

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anatomymuscle - to muscles Origin: the point of attachment...

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