Muscle Shape And Function

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Haematology and Anatomy (Muscular System) Quiz on Muscle Shape And Function, created by gina_evans0312 on 10/16/2013.

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Question 1

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What is the main focus of convergent musces? (Many fibres, short length)?
Answer
  • Power
  • Range
  • Both power and range

Question 2

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What is the main feature(s) of pennate muscle?
Answer
  • Feather like muscle structure
  • Wide insertion point
  • All fibres forming the insertion point

Question 3

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Why are parallel muscles so called?
Answer
  • They run parallel to each other
  • Muscle fibres run parallel to the length
  • They run parallel to the bone

Question 4

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Why are fusiform muscles grouped in with parallel muscles?
Answer
  • Muscle fibres tend to run parallel
  • They have similar long thin, structures
  • They are both striated

Question 5

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Which of the following is strong but tires easily?
Answer
  • Pennate muscle
  • Parallel muscle
  • Fusiform muscle

Question 6

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Which of the following is strong but has good endurance?
Answer
  • Parallel
  • Deltoid
  • Fusiform

Question 7

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Why are Fusiform muscles so strong?
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  • The parallel fibres
  • The central bulge
  • The wide insertion point

Question 8

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What increases as you increase muscle length?
Answer
  • Range
  • Power
  • Axis of movement

Question 9

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What increases the strength of a muscle?
Answer
  • Increase vol/no of muscle fibres
  • Increase length of muscle
  • Increase density of tendons