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Muscle is a tissue type found in the bodies of animals.
The purpose of muscle is to move a part of the body, often by applying force to the bones.
The strength of a body, however, is determined by biomechanical principles (the distance between muscle insertions and joints, muscle size, and so on).
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/de/Dexterity.html   (190 words)

 Muscle - Psychology Wiki - A Wikia wiki
Muscle is the contractile tissue of the body and is derived from the mesodermal layer of embryonic germ cells.
Polymyalgia rheumatica (or "muscle rheumatism") is an inflammatory condition that mainly occurs in the elderly; it is associated with giant-cell arteritis.
By this definition, the strongest muscle of the body is usually said to be the Quadriceps femoris or the Gluteus maximus.
psychology.wikia.com /wiki/Muscle   (2218 words)

 Muscular system
Skeletal muscle consists of voluntary muscles[?] attached to the frame of the skeletal system enabling bodily movement.
Smooth muscle is the involuntary muscle[?] that enables the movement of internal organs.
The human muscular system consists of over 650 different muscles: see List of muscles of the human body.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/mu/Muscular_system.html   (124 words)

 Wikinfo | Muscle
skeletal muscle - a fusion of cells (multinucleated), often voluntary (over 600 in the human body).
The structure of muscles starts from a basic unit of sacromere which is composed of actin and myosin.
Muscle fiber are grouped together to form muscle fiber bundles.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=muscle   (416 words)

 Your Multitalented Muscles
Muscles are all made of the same material, a type of elastic tissue (sort of like the material in a rubber band).
Smooth muscles are sometimes also called involuntary muscles and they are usually in sheets, or layers, with one layer of muscle behind the other.
Muscles in your neck and the top part of your back aren't as large, but they are capable of some pretty amazing things: Try rotating your head around, back and forth, and up and down to feel the power of the muscles in your neck.
www.kidshealth.org /kid/body/muscles_noSW.html   (1120 words)

 The educational encyclopedia, muscular system, muscles, anatomy
Muscle contraction contraction mechanism involves sliding of the thin filaments past the thick ones The myosin heads form cross bridges which link to the actin.
Muscle spindle and stretch reflexes muscle spindles are found within the belly of muscles and run in parallel with the main muscle fibres.The spindle senses muscle length and changes in length.
Muscle twitch a muscle twitch is an activation of a muscle fiber by a single firing of a motor neuron,
www.educypedia.be /education/muscles.htm   (534 words)

 Muscular System, number of muscles in the human body, types of muscle . . .
The muscles surrounding your eye are the busiest muscles in your body.
Each muscle belongs to one of three categories: skeletal muscles, which move bones - smooth muscles, which control involuntary movements such as breathing and digestion, - and cardiac muscle, which is found in the heart.
Involuntary muscle tissue is found in the internal organs; namely the digestive tract, respiratory passages, urinary and genital ducts, urinary bladder, gallbladder, walls of the blood vessels.
www.drstandley.com /bodysystems_muscular.shtml   (842 words)

 More Info on human body - - humanbody - - humen body   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It studies gross structures and systems of the human body, leaving the study of tissues to histology and cells to cytology.
The body was sent to the Lucas County Morgue for an autopsy.
human head was found Wednesday afternoon at a park in the Tokyo suburban city of Machida, the Metropolitan Police Department said, adding that it could be linked to the case of severed body parts of a man found in December in Tokyo's Shinjuku and Shibuya wards.
www.usgovernetics.com /Hou-to-Ind/human_body.php   (980 words)

 Human Body Unit Homepage
List the chemicals and their points of origin.
Blood is the transportation system of the body, blood vessels are the plumbing system, and the heart is the pump.
Everything in your body is a chemical reaction, and enzymes allow these reactions to occur.
www.qacps.k12.md.us /cms/sci/human/HUMNHOME.HTM   (1336 words)

 The Human Body
he human body is a vastly complex array of organ systems that are all closely linked together and rely upon each other.
The bloodstream of our bodies goes everywhere, so messages sent by the endocrine system are received by everyone (although not all parts of the body will be able to understand the message).
Your skin is the largest sensory organ in your body, it is responsible for your sense of touch, heat, cold, and pressure.
www.enataimassage.com /Theory/HumanBody/humanbody.htm   (748 words)

 biosurf unit 8 Human Biology
A Guided Tour of the Visible Human: The MAD Scientist Network at Washington University in St. Louis describes the Project: how the sections were made, how two-dimensional slices can create three-dimensional views, and what the three planes of the human body are.
Visible Human Cross-Sections: The muscles, bones, and features of each slice are labeled and accompanied by corresponding MRI and CT images from Loyola University in Chicago.
This is an interactive exploration of muscles, internal organs, and skeleton of the human body from the American Medical Association.
www.phschool.com /science/biosurf/body_systems/8_29lear.html   (787 words)

 Lessons for Human Body Materials
Another idea would be for students to trace a friend's body on large paper and fill in some of the more important bones, using charts or resource books.
Muscles can be brought up again as the way food is pushed along.
http://www.pacificnet.net/~mandel/Science.html this is huge list of many different science activities, but toward the bottom are 3 which have to do with the human body.
www.colby.edu /cpse/equipment2/human/human.html   (1957 words)

 A Hotlist on Human organ system
Cells and Human Biology: PEER Teaching Assignment - You will be working in teams of 4 to create and present a 'wearable' display about the human organ system that you have been assigned.
Life Cycle - Human Biology (3A) - The human body is composed of different systems that have specific tasks to complete.
Life Cycle - Human Biology - The human body is composed of different systems that have specific tasks to complete.
www.kn.sbc.com /wired/fil/pages/listhumanorri1.html   (2411 words)

 LiveScience.com - Monkey's Voice Good as Human's for Newborn Babies
Such bones could come in handy in those circumstances in which chunks of bone in the human body go missing.
Rather, a baby's listening skills might be honed to human speech during the first few months of life outside the womb.
The team tested babies that were 10 to 96 hours old by playing recorded sounds of human speech and alternating with recordings of monkey calls.
www.livescience.com /humanbiology/060217_baby_listen.html   (554 words)

 The Human Body   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The way the human body works is amazing.
Body Quest - Specifically designed for 11 to 16 year-olds, this site is full of information about your body.
Human Body Mania - Skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, lymphatic, endocrine and genitourinary systems...
www.kn.sbc.com /wired/fil/pages/listthehumaly.html   (831 words)

 Human anatomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It studies structures and systems of the human body, leaving the study of tissues to histology and cells to cytology.
The human body, like the bodies of all animals, consists of systems, that consist of organs, that consist of tissues, that consist of cells.
articulations of vertebral bodies: anterior longitudinal ligament - posterior longitudinal ligament
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Human_anatomy   (2700 words)

 Interesting Facts about the Human Body (Reference) - TeacherVision.com
The strongest muscle of the body is the masseter muscle, which is located in the jaw.
Muscles normally account for 40 percent of one's body weight.
Humans breathe 20 times per minute, more than 10 million times per year and about 700 million times in a lifetime.
www.teachervision.fen.com /human-anatomy/human-body-parts/2367.html   (445 words)

 PT Central - Complete Muscle Tables for the Human Body
his web site is an index containing detailed information about the skeletal muscles of the human body.
Select here to print the Hosford Muscle Tables in a compact table form.
Once in a region, you will be able to focus further on the muscles of that region.
www.ptcentral.com /muscles   (192 words)

 Muscles of the human body
This page lists the muscles that students in the course learn to palpate, and whose attachments and lines of applications they must illustrate in the form of a force vector.
Muscles of the shoulder complex (Smith, Weiss, & Lehmkuhl, 1996, pp.
Muscles of the elbow and radioulnar joints (Smith, Weiss, & Lehmkuhl, 1996, pp.
moon.ouhsc.edu /dthompso/namics/musclist.htm   (218 words)

 ThinkQuest : Library : Human Anatomy
Studying the parts of the human body helps us better understand who we are and how we behave.
It is to educate people on their own body and the different human body systems.
Provides general information regarding muscle trivia: biological anatomy of muscles in a human body, benefits of having muscles, and other academic information like drugs and facts realted to muscles.
www.thinkquest.org /library/cat_show.html?cat_id=129   (3829 words)

 Human Systems
These and many other questions you and your classmates will be answering by the end of this quest of the human systems.
The different systems that your group may need to study include: the nervous system, the digestive system, the respiratory system, the circulatory system, the lymphatic system, the reproductive system, the excretory system, the muscular system, the endocrine system, and the skeletal system.
You may want to include a suggested list of readings and/or Internet sources that may be of interest to the class.
www.west.asu.edu /achristie/548/02WQ/michelle/HUMAN_SY.HTM   (544 words)

 Human Kinetics
Squatting works the largest muscles in your body--the quadriceps (front of thigh), adductors (inside of thigh), gluteals (buttocks), hamstrings (back of thigh), gastrocnemius and soleus complex (calf), and erector spinae (back).
The muscles used during squatting are the same muscles used for jumping, sprinting, and running.
Because the barbell loads weight on your shoulders and spine and your leg muscles work as they never have before, squatting may be the answer to osteoporosis prevention as well.
www.humankinetics.com /products/showexcerpt.cfm?excerpt_id=3757   (620 words)

 Applied Anatomy
This course involves building the muscles of the human body from clay and applying the built muscle to a model skeleton.
Build the muscles of the human body as listed on the provided muscle list.
Recognize muscle shapes and thickness throughout the body.
www.nwhealth.edu /mtsyllabi/aa.html   (838 words)

Body Systems Choose from 11 body systems and take a brief tour.
Human Anatomy Online The systems of the body are described via text, pictures, and animation.
Human Lymphatic System Tutorial An articles that provides an overview of the lymphatic system.
pio.wsd.wednet.edu /library/body/bodypf.html   (849 words)

 Revise Major Muscles of the Human Body - Anterior Muscles as taught for Massage, Aromatherapy, Accupuncture, Shiatsu ...
There are around 640 named muscles in the human body - in addition to thousands of smaller (un-named) muscles.
Knowledge of muscle structure and familarisation with the major muscles of the body is an essential part of training in many therapies - such as Massage, Aromatherapy, Accupuncture, Shiatsu, and many others.
There are several key pieces of information that one may be required to memorize about each muscle on the syllabus of a massage or other therapy course.
www.ivy-rose.co.uk /Topics/Anterior_Muscles.htm   (210 words)

 List of muscles of the human body information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
List of muscles of the human body information - Search.com
2 The muscles of the anterolateral region of the neck
Muscles of the Head -- Neck -- Trunk -- Upper limb -- Lower limb --
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 Askipedia.com - How many muscles are they in the human body?
There are 650 skeletal muscles in the human body.
The total number of muscles I the human body is debated by many.
Here’s a list of the muscles in the human body.
www.askipedia.com /askipedia-article-015001-1157.htm   (680 words)

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