Chapter 32 The Muscular System

The Muscular System


Function: Provides movement in the body and in many cases works together with the Skeletal system

There are 3 types of muscles: Skeletal muscle, Smooth muscle and Cardiac muscle.

Types of Muscles


Skeletal: usually attached to bones, responsible for voluntary movement.

Smooth: responsible for involuntary movement; found in structure such as the stomach & intestines.

Cardiac: Found only in the heart.

 Tendons: are connective tissue that attach skeletal muscles to bones.

Draw the muscles of on thigh on your paper bag "person" From this link,r:1,s:0,i:86

You only need to draw, label and color the Sartorius, Rectus Femoris and Gastrocnumesis (if it can fit) on your bag.