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Flashcards in B1.2.6 - Movement - Muscles Deck (9)
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1

What do tricep muscles do?

Bend the arms down (straight)

2

When a muscle contract is gets...

shorter

3

Identify the muscles in the arms

Biceps (on top)

Triceps (on bottom)

4

When a muscle relaxes it gets...

longer

5

The pairs of muscles in a hinge joint work in opposite directions. What is the scientific term for this type of muscle pair?

Antagonistic pairs

6

What do bicep muscles do?

Bend the arms up

7

Can muscles push?

No they can only pull.

8

What type of muscle is your heart made from?

Cardiac muscle

9

Muscles are attached to bones by...

tendons