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2. What is the role of the abdominal muscles?

  • To aid digestion and provide a stable structure
  • To shape our bodies and keep us fit
  • To keep the body straight and allow movement around the stomach
  • To protect the abdominal organs and allow flowing movement

3. 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

4. What are the two types of muscular contractions?

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

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

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


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