1. What are abductor muscles?
- Paired muscles that work to move limbs away from the body
- Muscles that shorten and lengthen under contraction
- Muscles that work to move limbs toward the body
- Muscles that bend or straighten a limb/joint
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2. What are adductor muscles?
- Muscles that move limbs towards the body
- Muscles that lengthen
- Muscles that move limbs away from the body
- Muscles that shorten
3. What are the two types of muscular contractions?
- Isometric and Isotonic
- Adductor and Abductor
- Flexor and Extensor
- Concentric and Eccentric
4. What are flexors and extensors?
- Muscles that work with and against each other to bend or straighten limbs
- Muscles that shorten and straighten under contraction to move limbs
- Muscles that move limbs towards and away from the body in pairs
- Muscles that stabalise joints and limbs whilst no movement is occuring
5. What is the role of the abdominal muscles?
- To aid digestion and provide a stable structure
- To keep the body straight and allow movement around the stomach
- To protect the abdominal organs and allow flowing movement
- To shape our bodies and keep us fit