1. Are smooth and cardiac muscles under voluntary control?
- No, they are acted on typically by the nervous system
- Yes, they are acted on typically by the somatosensory cortex
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2. What chemical is released into the junction binding to receptors on the end plate to cause action potentials in the muscle surface membrane?
3. Where are central pattern generators found?
- Somatosensory cortex
- Spinal cord
4. What is characteristic of hemiballismus?
- Half of body makes spontaneous movements
- Half of body unable to make spontaneous movements
- Half of body cannot inhibit movements
- Half of body cannot control muscles or set posture/tone
5. What is 'recruitment', which creates graded contractions?
- The average strength of the action potentials in the 'pool' of motorneurons for a given muscle
- How many motorneurons and muscle fibres are activated at approximately the same time
- The specific number of motor neurones and muscle fibres active at any given time
- The specific number of alphaneurones active at any given time