After completing this unit, you should be able to:
- Name the major differences between the three types
- Name the major parts of a skeletal muscle fiber and
describe the function of each part
- Explain the functions of myosin and actin in the
- Explain how oxygen debt develops and how a muscle
may become fatigued
- Explain what is meant when muscles are called prime
movers, antagonists, or synergists
- Describe the types of movements that occur at freely
- Identify and describe the location of the major skeletal
muscles of each body region
- Identify muscular diseases, causes and symptoms
- State the meanings of the prefixes, suffixes and
root words of this unit
|LABEL the front and back views
using the words given.
- Achilles tendon
- biceps brachii
- biceps femoris
- external oblique
- gluteus maximus
- latissimus dorsi
- orbicularis oculi
- orbicularis oris
- patellar ligament
- pectoralis major
- rectus abdominus
- rectus femoris
- rhomboid major
- serratus anterior
- teres major
- teres minor
- tibialis anterior
- vastus lateralis
- vastus medialis
out the BBC
website. Can you move these muscles into their proper places?
Click on the web address above and work through the various muscle tutorials.
You may have to substitute some of the names we used in class for the
ones on the diagram. Be sure to click on the muscle parts that you wish
- Learn the muscles in respect to the bones. Many have
the same names or words that are similar to the bones.
- Study your notes early. Don't wait until the last minute
to get the terms straight in your head. It will only make learning the
muscle names more difficult.
- As in any unit, be sure to read the chapter, go over
the outline and objectives, and check your knowledge by doing the quiz
at the end.
- Learn the diagrams at home and then compare them to
the models at school. Don't try to learn all of the muscles in the ONE
||WHAT TO STUDY
|1-38 Matching muscular terminology
||Notes and muscular lab
|40-60 Muscle function
|61-70 Body Movements
||Review your body movement lab from skeletal system
|20 pts. Constructed Response
and Root words; how a muscle contracts; thinking skills
- How did you do on this test in comparison to the skeletal
- Why do you think it was easier to study the muscles
than the bones?
- What study skills have you begun to develop that you
did not have before?
- What study skills do you still have to develop?
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