Muscles and Movement

What is skeletal muscle?
The type of muscle used to move.
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What attaches skeletal muscles to bones?
Tendons.
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What attaches bones to other bones?
Ligaments.
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What happens when biceps contract?
The triceps relax, which pulls the bone so the arm bends (flexes) at the elbow.
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What is a muscle that bends a joint when it contracts called?
A flexor.
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What attaches skeletal muscles to bones?

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Tendons.

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What attaches bones to other bones?

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What happens when biceps contract?

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What is a muscle that bends a joint when it contracts called?

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