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1

How does the muscle system contribute to homeostasis for the integumentary system?

Pulls skin to produce facial expressions and increases blood flow to skin

2

Shivering is your muscle system affecting which other body system?

Nervous (they're involuntary nerve impulses)

3

The arrangement of fascicles in the biceps brachii is _______

Fusiform (gets bigger in the middle)

4

The arrangement of fascicles in the gastrocnemius is ______

Pennate (cus the muscle is short but the tendon extends most of the length of the bone.

5

An aponeurosis is a ______

Flatened tendon sheet

 

 

6

Typically facial muscles are originate on _____ or ____ and are inserted into ____ skin tissue which gives facial expressions.

Bones, fascia

soft

7

Shin splints – can be due to tendinitis associated with which muscle?

tibialis anterior

8

Plantar fasciitis – inflammation of ________ that has origin on ________ ; most common cause of heel pain in runner

plantar aponeurosis

calcaneus

9

What do you call the pressure that constricts the structures within a compartment resulting in damaged blood vessles?

Compartment syndrome

10

If compartment syndrome is left untreated, _____ can suffer damage, and ____ can develop scar tissue and contracture (inability to contract) may result.

nerves

muscles