Muscular System - MuscularSystem MusfrahShahid BSMC2k10

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Musfrah Shahid  BSMC 2k10 Muscular System
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Muscular System Functions The muscular system moves the body. Muscle-an organ that contracts and gets shorter- this provides the force to move your body parts. The body has over 600 muscles. 2 Muscular Sysytem
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Muscle Control 3 Some muscles are called voluntary , that means that you choose to use them. How active you are depends on how much use they get! Examples are leg and arm muscles Some muscles are called involuntary because they work without you thinking about them. These are muscles like the heart and digestive system. Examples- heart Muscular Sysytem
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How do muscles work? Muscles can't push. They pull. Skeletal muscles-when one muscles contracts- another muscle relaxes Muscles use glucose Produce thermal energy when they contract Muscles that are not exercised become smaller 4 Muscular Sysytem
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Types of Muscles- skeletal 5 Skeletal Muscles-muscles that move bones
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MASS COMMU 107 taught by Professor Masror during the Spring '11 term at College of E&ME, NUST.

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Muscular System - MuscularSystem MusfrahShahid BSMC2k10

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