The Muscular System

The primary function of our muscular system is to create .....
Movement
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Every sporting action performed requires .......... of skeletal muscles to contract, creating a pull force bringing two body parts closer together
Co-ordination
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Each muscle is composed of many fibres encased in connective tissue forming ........ at either end
Tendons
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...... attach muscles to bone and transmit the pull force created by the muscle to move the bones they are attached to
Tendons
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The points of attachment for each muscle are termed ....... and ........
Origin and Insertion
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...... is the point of muscular attachment to a stationary bone which stays relatively fixed during muscular contraction
Origin
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.......... is the point of muscular attachment to a moveable bone which gets closer to the origin during muscular contraction
Insertion
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Card 2

Front

Every sporting action performed requires .......... of skeletal muscles to contract, creating a pull force bringing two body parts closer together

Back

Co-ordination

Card 3

Front

Each muscle is composed of many fibres encased in connective tissue forming ........ at either end

Back

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Card 4

Front

...... attach muscles to bone and transmit the pull force created by the muscle to move the bones they are attached to

Back

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Card 5

Front

The points of attachment for each muscle are termed ....... and ........

Back

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