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  • Muscles
    • Muscles working in pairs opposite each other are described as antagonistic
    • A neuromuscular junction is a specialised synapse between the end of a motor neurone and the muscle fibre membrane adjacent to it
    • The movement of any bone at a joint requires the coordinated action of atleast 2 muscles
    • Gradation of response = The more  a motor units stimulated the greater the force of contraction.
    • The elbow joint is an example of a synovial joint. This occurs when a large degree of movement is required. Here the synovial fluid acts as a lubricant


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