Chapter 13: Understanding the Muscular System
Due: Friday, March 8, 2013
*Be sure to use the CORNELL notes format on your own paper.
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Vocabulary: Please define each term completely.
3. Concentric contraction
4. Eccentric contraction
5. Fast twitch muscle fiber
7. Intermediate fast twitch muscle fiber
10. Muscular endurance
11. Muscular strength
12. Slow twitch muscle fiber
13. Static contraction
Essential Questions: Please answer each question using complete sentences.
1. Describe the difference between muscular strength and endurance?
2. Identify health problems associated with lack of muscular strength or endurance.
3. What are the effects of exercise on the muscular system?
4. What is the basic structure of a muscle?