muscles

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  • Created on: 05-03-14 13:14
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  • Muscles
    • antagonistic pairs
      • triceps brachii and biceps brachii
      • quadriceps and hamstrings
      • tibialis anterior and gastrocnemius
    • The agonist/prime mover starts the movement by contracting and shortening.
    • The antagonist relaxes and lengthens at the same time as the agonist contracts and shortens.
    • muscles
      • gastrocnemius
      • latissimus dorsi
      • biceps brachii
      • tibialis anterior
      • triceps brachii
      • trapezius
      • pectoralis major
      • rectus abdominus
      • quadriceps
      • hamstrings
    • types of movement
      • adduction
      • abduction
      • extension
      • flexion
      • rotation
    • isometric contraction
      • force produced without movement
    • isotonic contraction
      • force produced with movement

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