Type
Word Scramble
Description

might
lustiness
muscle
nerve
physique
pith
potency
pow
powerhouse
robustness
security
sinew
sock
soundness
stableness
stalwartness
steadiness
steamroller
stoutness
sturdiness

Cranial Nerves Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

CN involved with head and shoulder movement Accessory
The retina of the eye is served by the _____ nerve Optic
CN involved with mastication and facial and cranial sensation Trigeminal
The _______ nerve transmits sound and sense of balance Vestibulocochlear
Facial expression is accomplished by the ______ nerve Facial
CN that innervates the lateral rectus muscle Abducens
The _______ nerve carries impulses to and from the thorax and abdomen Vagus
The ______ nerve adjusts the amount of light entering the eye Oculomotor
Moving the tongue is carried out by the ______ nerve Hypoglossal
# of CN Twelve
The sense of smell is carried by the _____ nerve Olfactory

Health and Skill Related Fitness Components Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The combination of all of the tissues that make up the body such as bones muscle, organs and body fat. body composition
The ability to keep the body in a steady position while standing and moving. Balance
The ability to combine strength with speed while moving. power
Cardiovascular _______ - The ability of the heart, lungs, blood vessels, and blood to work efficiently and to supply the body with oxygen. Endurance
The ability to use your joints fully through a wide range of motion. Flexibility
The ability to get from one place to another in the shortest possible time. speed
The ability to move quickly once a signal to start moving is received. Reaction Time
The ability of muscles to lift a heavy weight or exert a lot of force one time. Muscular strength
The ability of body parts to work together when you perform an activity. coordination
The ability to change body positions quickly and keep the body under control when moving. agility
The ability to use muscles for a long period of time without tiring. Muscular Endurance
There are 11 components of ______________- fitness

The Nervous System Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

electrical impulse
neurons
medulla oblongata
cerebellum
cerebrum
nerve impulse
relfex arc
neurotransmitters
muscle tissue
synapse
motor meurons
interneurons
sensory neurons
dendrite
cell body
nervous system
nerve
axon
skeletal muscle
spinal cord
Brain
PNS
Peripheral Nervous System
CNs
Central Nervous System

Physical Fitness Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This type of exercise is intense, has short bursts of activity working your muscles so hard they produce energy without oxygen ANAEROBIC
Exercising at a level that's beyond your regular daily activities OVERLOAD
This type of exercise involves rhythmic activities that use large muscle groups for an extended period of time. Aerobic
Means working out on a regular basis Regularity
Over working the body Overexertion
This type of exercise exerts resistance against a muscle as it moves through a motion at a steady rate Isokinetic
Physical activity that is planned, structured, and repetitive Exercise
Overstretching and tearing a muscle Strain
Uses muscle tension to improve strength with little or no movement of the body parts Isometric
There are how many elements of fitness? Five
The ability to move your body parts through their full range of motion Flexibility
The letter "C" in the acronym P.R.I.C.E stands for? Compress

Human Body Systems Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

System that consists of nerves, brain and spinal cord nervous system
helps movement of the body, maintaining posture, and circulating blood throughout the body muscular system
system that contains voluntary and involuntary muscles muscular system
this system starts in the mouth digestive system
the heart and blood vessels that circulate blood throughout the body Circulatory
disposing of the body's waste Excretory
brings air into the body and removes carbon dioxide Respiratory system
system that protects major internal organs and provides overall support skeletal
system that transmits signals from the body to the brain nervous
this is also known as the urinary system Excretory
includes bone, cartilages, ligaments skeletal
skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, cardiac muscles muscular system
Breaks down food digestive
skin, hair, regulates temperature Integumentary
esophagus, stomach, intestines digestive system

Sensation & Perception Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The minimum amount of stimulus energy that a person can detect absolutethreshold
The perception that a stationary object is moving apparentmovement
The process of focusing awareness on a narrow aspect of the environment attention
The nerve structure that receives information about sound from the hair cells of the inner ear and carries these neural impulses to the brain’s auditory areas auditorynerve
In the sense of vision, the bringing together and integration of what is processed by different neural pathways or cells binding
Depth cues that depend on the combination of the images in the left and right eye and on the way the two eyes work together binocularcues
The operation in sensation and perception in which sensory receptors register information about the external environment and send it up to the brain for interpretation bottomupprocessing
The receptor cells in the retina that allow for color perception cones
A binocular cue to depth and distance in which the muscle movements in an individual’s two eyes provide information about how deep and/or far away something is Convergence
The ability to perceive objects three-dimensionally depthperception
The degree of difference that must exist between two stimuli before the difference is detected differencethreshold
Neurons in the brain’s visual system that respond to particular features of a stimulus featuredetectors
The principle by which we organize the perceptual field into stimuli that stand out (figure) and those that are left over (ground) figuregroundrelationship
Theory on how the inner ear registers the frequency of sound, stating that the perception of a sound’s frequency depends on how often the auditory nerve fires frequencytheory
A school of thought interested in how people naturally organize their perceptions according to certain patterns gestaltpsychology
The part of the ear that includes the oval window, cochlea, and basilar membrane and whose function is to convert sound waves into neural impulses and send them to the brain innerear
Senses that provide information about movement, posture, and orientation kinestheticsenses
The part of the ear that channels sound through the eardrum, hammer, anvil, and stirrup to the inner ear middleear
Powerful depth cues available from the image in one eye, either the right or the left monocularcues
Irrelevant and competing stimuli—not only sounds but also any distracting stimuli for the senses noise
The lining of the roof of the nasal cavity, containing a sheet of receptor cells for smell olfactoryepithelium
Theory stating that cells in the visual system respond to complementary pairs of red-green and blue-yellow colors; a given cell might be excited by red and inhibited by green, whereas another cell might be excited by yellow and inhibited by blue opponentprocesstheory
The structure at the back of the eye, made up of axons of the ganglion cells, that carries visual information to the brain for further processing opticnerve
The outermost part of the ear, consisting of the pinna and the external auditory canal outerear
The sensation that warns an individual of damage to the body pain
Rounded bumps above the tongue’s surface that contain the taste buds, the receptors for taste papillae
The simultaneous distribution of information across different neural pathways parallelprocessing
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information so that it makes sense perception

Muscular System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is membrane on the bone? Periosteum
What connects muscle to bone? Tendon
What muscle relaxes when the others contract? Antagonist
What is the study of muscles? Miology
Which muscle is most responsible for movement? Prime Mover
Which type of muscle is voluntary? Skeletal
Which muscle fibers would you find in the abdominal muscles? Parallel
What muscle aids the prime mover? Synegist
Which muscles are not striated? Smooth
What gives the muscles the ability to shorten lengthwise? Contractility
What wraps around muscle fibers? Endomysium
What is the first layer of connective tissue? Fascia
What contains actin and myosin? Myofilaments
What gives the muscle the ability to regain its original shape after being stretched? Elasticity
What gives the muscle the ability to stretch and return to its original length? Extensibility
What type of muscle is found inside intestines and muscles of inspiration? Smooth
What membrane wraps around fascicles? Perimysium
What contains either chol or ach? Vesicles
What is the neurotransmitter that causes muscular contraction? Acetylcholine
What is the neurotransmitter that degrades ach and ends muscular contraction? Cholinesterase
What nerve sends the signal to the muscle to contract? Motor Neuron
Where is ATP produced? Mitchondria
What contains DNA? Nucleus
What are the tubes that run throughout the muscles? Transverse Tubules
What type of muscles are only found in the heart? Cardiac
What type of muscle is responsible for movement? Skeletal
What are the small cylinder shapes within fascicles? Muscle fibers
What is the powerhouse of the cell? Mitochondria
What refers to a cell? cyte
What refers to muscle? Myo

Physical Education Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

moderate
attitude
feedback
techniques
testing
target
synchronization
stretch
strength
strategy
running
repetition
pulse
muscles
jumping
intensity
health
fitness
exercise
endurance
cooperation
cardiovascular
breathing
aerobics

Five Senses Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The part of the ear that you see. PINNA
One of the bones of the middle ear INCUS
This turns the vibrations of sound into electrical signals that travel through the auditory nerve to the brain. COCHLEA
Sound waves travel through here to the ear drum EAR CANAL
This can get larger and smaller to allow the right amount of light for focus PUPIL
This is the outermost part of the eye which bends light and protects. CORNEA
This is used to bend the light and focus images on the back of the eye. LENS
Images are focused onto this. RETINA
The colorful part of the eye which is made of muscle that controls the size of the pupil. IRIS
Images are sent thought the ________ ___________ to the brain. OPTIC NERVE
These molecules are dissolved in the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity and are what we smell. ODERANT
The sensory cells that are found in the nasal cavity. OLFACTORY
These bumps are found on the tongue. PAPILLAE
The _______________ receptor cells are the sensory cells that taste. GUSTATORY
Skeletal, Cardiac, and this are types of muscle. SMOOTH
The mouth, nasal, and entire airway are lined with this. MUCOUS
Smallest unit of living things CELLS
The semicircular _____________ are used to sense orientation and are the organs of balance. CANALS
This Newton's law explains why we get dizzy when spinning. First
Sensory cells are called Receptors

The Nervous System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the branch part of the neuron that transports messages away from the cell body. Axon
A _____ is made up of a cell body, dendrite, and axon. Neuron
The _______ nervous system is made up of the brain and spinal cord. Central
When a movement causes the spinal cord to interpret an impulse from the brain from sensory receptors this movement is called ______. Reflex
The olfactory cells in the nasal passages detect _________ in the air, transmitting these impulses as odors. Molecules
The _________ _____ in the nasal passages detect molecules in the sir, transmiting these impulses as odors. Olfactory Cells
The ear, along with detecting and transmitting _____ _____, also controls the body's balance by reacting to motion and gravity. Sounds Waves
This part of the brain coordinates voluntary muscle movements. Cerebellum
Nerve cells that conduct impulses from the brain to muscle and glands throughout your body are called _____ neurons. Motor
When an impulse reaches the end of and axon, the axon releases a chemical that flows across the synapse and relrelaysyas the impulse the ________ of the next neuron. Dendrite
Nerve cells that relay impulses from sensory nerve cells are called ____________. Internerons
Which part of the nervous system is made up of nerve cells that carry impulses to and from the brain. Spinal Cord
The rods and cones send impulses to the _____ _____, which carries them to the visual area of the cortex. Optic Nerve
When light is focused in front of the retina a person is ___________. Nearsighted
When the light focused in front of the retina a person is__________. Farsighted