Flashcards in Test 1 Revision Deck (35)
The functions of a cell are?
Growth, respiration, irritability, movement, metabolism, excretion and reproduction.
Which of the following is one of the major types of connective tissue?
The functions of skeletal muscles is to?
Create movement when contracted
Voluntary muscle tissue describes muscles that are?
Under conscious control
Involuntary muscle tissue is responsible for?
Slow, rhythmic movement of muscle tissue such as intestines
The action of the reclusive abdominus with both sides working is?
Lateral flexing and rotation of the trunk
The hamstrings are responsible for which movements
Flexing the knee and rotating the hip
Dorsiflexion of the foot is the action performed by
The group of muscles responsible for extending the knee joint and flexing the hip joint are called
The triceps have which action
Extension of the elbow
The muscles that assist with raising and lowering the rib cage and assist with breathing are
Internal and external intercostals
One of the actions of the trapezius is to
Retract the scapula
The muscle that aids chewing is known as the
The muscle that helps close your eyes is known as the
The muscle that allows us to nod our head is called
The muscle that forms vertical wrinkles between the eyebrows is called
The muscle found on the front of the chest that moves the arm towards the upper part of the body is called the
The rib cage assists the body with
Inspiration and experiration
The skeleton provides storage for
Where in the body can you find a fibrous joint
The sutures of the skull
Which of the following describes a synovial joint
Freely moving joint found in the hip
A lateral curvature of the spine is known as
A spine that curves in the thoracic region is called
What are the effects of massage on the circulatory system
Increases blood flow to the area and helps flush out metabolic waste
What is the effect of massage on the lymphatic system
Speeds up flow of lymph, helping the body eliminate waste and toxic debris more quickly
What is the effect of massage on the muscular system
Muscles are stretched and warmed, improving tone, flexibility, and relieving pain and fatigue
What are the effects of massage on the digestive system
It increases peristalsis
Which of the following describes the psychological effects of massage
Relaxes the mind and reduces stress and anxiety
Which of the following describes the physical effects of massage
Reduces muscular pain, eliminates waste and toxic build up, improves muscle tone and range of movements