MUSCLE PHYSIOLOGY

PHYSIOLOGY

SKELETAL MUSCLE

Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When muscles are named based on their movement, i.e. flexors and extensors, this type of naming is based on muscle ____
A
action
B
memory
C
dexterity
D
flexibility
Explanation: 

Detailed explanation-1: -Shape: The deltoid (triangular), trapezius (trapezoid), serratus (saw‚Äźtoothed), and rhomboideus major (rhomboid) muscles have names that describe their shapes.

Detailed explanation-2: -Anatomists name the skeletal muscles according to a number of criteria, each of which describes the muscle in some way. These include naming the muscle after its shape, size, fiber direction, location, number of origins or its action. Muscle Shape: The names of some muscles reflect their shape.

Detailed explanation-3: -Flexion: Movement that decreases, or lessens, the angle between two muscles or joints. Extension: Movement that increases the angle between two muscles or joints.

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