Muscular system roles

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1. What is the role of the abdominal muscles?

  • To keep the body straight and allow movement around the stomach
  • To shape our bodies and keep us fit
  • To protect the abdominal organs and allow flowing movement
  • To aid digestion and provide a stable structure
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2. What are isometric contractions?

  • Muscles that work to move limbs towards the body
  • Muscles that work to stabalise a stable joint/limb
  • Muscles that work to bend or straighten a limb
  • Muscles that work to move limbs away from the body

3. What are the two types of muscular contractions?

  • Flexor and Extensor
  • Isometric and Isotonic
  • Adductor and Abductor
  • Concentric and Eccentric

4. What are adductor muscles?

  • Muscles that lengthen
  • Muscles that move limbs away from the body
  • Muscles that move limbs towards the body
  • Muscles that shorten

5. What is the difference between a concentric and eccentric isotonic contraction?

  • Eccentric muscles lengthens whilst Concentric muscles shortens
  • Eccentric muscles contract whilst Concentric muscles relax
  • Eccentric muscles bend a limb whilst Concentric muscle straighten a limb
  • Eccentric muscles move a joint whilst Concentric muscles stabalise a stable joint


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