Moving_Around

Moving_Around - MovingAround WALT:toknowhowwemovearound

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Moving Around WALT: to know how we move around WILF: to know how a joint works To know how a muscle works
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What do muscles do? Muscles move cows, snakes, worms and humans. Muscles move you! You couldn't move anything inside or outside you. The fact is, without muscles, you wouldn't be alive for very long!
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Muscles Muscles are moved whenever you move How many muscles do you think there are your body? Over 650! They make up nearly half of your body weight.
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Muscles Muscles are bundles of cells and fibres Muscles are all made of the same material, a type of  elastic tissue (sort of like the material in a rubber  band).  Thousands, or even tens of thousands, of small fibres  make up each muscle. 
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You have three different types of muscles in your body:  smooth  muscle,  cardiac  (say:  kar -dee-ak) muscle, skeletal  (say:  skeh -luh-tul) muscle.
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How do muscles move?  
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2011 for the course INBIO 276R taught by Professor Johngardner during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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Moving_Around - MovingAround WALT:toknowhowwemovearound

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