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MUSCULAR SYSTEM. BY JASON STEVENS. FUNCTION. The muscular system is composed of specialized cells called muscle fibers. Their predominant function is contractibility.

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muscular system




  • The muscular system is composed of specialized cells called muscle fibers.
  • Their predominant function is contractibility
the structure
A whole skeletal muscle is considered an organ of the muscular system. Each organ or muscle consists of skeletal muscle tissue, connective tissue, nerve tissue, and blood or vascular tissue.THE STRUCTURE
the relationships to other systems
The Relationships to other Systems
  • The relationships of the muscular system are quite simple, they are the Nervous System, and the skeletal system.
  • Nervous System moves and tells the muscle what to do.
  • The bones in the body is moved by the muscle, no muscle no movement of the body ,and that’s why its could the musculoskeletal.
the diseases or conditions
The Diseases orConditions

A muscle cramp is a sudden contraction of one or more of your muscles. The result can be intense pain and an inability to use the affected muscles.

When you overdo it physically, you may experience sudden pain and swelling around a joint or a muscle. This may occur when you stretch too far, change direction or slow down abruptly, land awkwardly, or collide with another player during a sporting event.

interesting and unusual facts
Interesting and UnusualFacts
  • 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.