Muscle Tissues <ul><li>The muscles we have in our body are divided into three classes of muscles: cardiac, smooth, and skeletal. The skeletal muscles are made of striated muscle tissue. The visceral muscles are made of smooth muscle tissue. cardiac muscle tissue which is found only in the heart </li></ul>cardiac smooth skeletal
Muscles <ul><li>The major muscles in the muscular system are facial, neck, shoulder, arm, forearm, thorax, abdomen, hip, pelvis/thigh, and leg. On average, probably 40% of your body weight is in muscles. You have over 630 muscles that move you. Muscles can't push they pull. </li></ul>legs
Functions The functions of the muscular system are Locomotion, mobility, strength, heat production, shock absorption, shaping the body, maintaing posture, and respiration .Their function is to produce force and cause motion
Muscle Facts <ul><li>* You have over 30 facial muscles which create looks like surprise, happiness, sadness, and frowning.
* Eye muscles are the busiest muscles in the body. Scientists estimate they may move more than 100,000 times a day!
* The largest muscle in the body is the gluteus maximus muscle in the buttocks. </li></ul>
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