CHAPTER 7. Muscles and Joints. Muscles Overview. Muscles support and maintain body posture through a low level of contraction Skeletal muscles produce a substantial amount of heat when they contract. Types of Muscles. Skeletal Attaches to the bones of the skeleton Voluntary/striated
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Muscles and Joints
True or False: Of the 3 types of muscle, cardiac is the only one that is voluntary.
If you have a tension headache and the back of your neck feels like it is in a vice grip, which muscle is most likely responsible?
A runner suddenly grabs the back of his or her leg in pain. Which muscle group was injured?
True or False: The term muscular dystrophy means development of bad muscle, while polymyositis means inflammation of many muscles.
True or False: The cartilaginous joint between the 2 halves of the pelvis (symphysis) is vital for childbirth.
What enables our movable joints to move freely and without pain?
When bodybuilders are showing off their muscles, what movement are they using?
True or False: When I turn my head, I am rotating vertebrae in my neck.
The treatment for bunions is surgical removal of the bony overgrowth. If -ectomy is the element for surgical removal, what is the correct term?
True or False: A herniated disk is referring to one of the cushions between the vertebral bodies. If inter- means between, the term to describe it must be interdiskal.
True or False: The most common form of arthritis is bony arthritis, also known as osteoarthritis.
An MRI of the knee shows a possible meniscus tear. The doctor opts to look right into the joint with a scope. This is called an _________.