Definition Muscles are flexible organs consisting of a special bundle of tissue which moves particular bones or parts of the body. Your bones form your body’s framework, but they cannot move by themselves. About 620 muscles allow you to make body movements. Lots of your muscles allow your internalorganssuch as the heart and stomach to work. View slide
Adductor (thigh) – Rotates and swings thigh sideways
Sternocleidomastoid (neck) – Tilts head
Biceps (forearm) – Raises forearm
Triceps (forearm) – Lowers forearm
Gluteus maximus (bum) – Moves your thigh back and forth
Orbicularis oculi (eye) – Narrows eye
Orbicularis oris (lips) – Pouts lips
Trapezius(neck) – Rotates head
External oblique (spine) – Bends spine
Lattissimus dorsi (arm) – Back swing
Sartorius (leg) – Twist leg
Hamstring (thigh) – Bends thigh
Quadriceps (leg) – Extends lower leg
Tribialis anterior (foot) – Raises foot
The muscular system connects with:
Problems Muscles cramp if they do not get enough oxygen. If you getcrampsyour muscles go into spasm. Sometimes when they don’t work it’s dangerous. Problems with your muscles can cause serious injury or death. We really need to keep in shape so we can be healthy and safe.
Taking Care Exercise Eat nutritious meals Having good self esteem and avoiding stress allows your muscles to relax. Exercise clears your body of toxins. Walking, jogging, swimming, cycling and climbing all help.
Glossary Interacts – have an effect upon one or another. Enable – to make something possible. Contract – any sort of movement. Sensors– something that detects something. Golgi sensor- a type of sensor. Cramp-a painful movement by the muscle. Fibres-a thread like structure. Spasm-a sudden movement by a muscle. Infected- a part of the body that’s diseased. Consisting-to do something continuously. Substance-the main or essential part of something. Framework-a frame of something to protect. Internal-something inside of something. Pouts-to push your lips out. Toxins-a poisonous substance, especially one formed in the body by germs. Organs-your heart, lungs, kidneys and liver.
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