What is the muscular system composed of? Musclefibers
What is the smallest muscle in the human body? Stapedius
What is the largest muscle in the human body? GluteusMaximus
What is the type of muscle inside your heart? CardiacMuscle
What do muscles help you do? Move
What is the weakest muscle in your body? Stapedius
What is the strongest muscle in the human body? masseter
What is the fastest muscle in the human body? Eye
What is the muscular systems main function? Mobility
What muscle is under conscious control? Voluntarymuscle
What muscle is NOT under conscious control? involuntarymuscle
What forms thick filaments in the muscular system? Myosin
What forms thinner filaments? actin
What is the shrinking of a muscle called? Muscleatrophy
What is the source of energy to power movement in the muscle? ATP

Human Body Systems Crossword Puzzle


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

Muscles & Muscle Tissue pt.2 Crossword


have different contraction speeds Muscle fibers
he condition in which muscles of the body remain semi-contracted for an extended period Muscle Tension
s the continuous and passive partial contraction of the muscles Muscle Tone
a small, local, involuntary muscle contraction and relaxation which may be visible under the skin Muscle Twitch
the filaments of myofibrils, constructed from proteins, principally myosin or actin. Myofilaments
an iron- and oxygen-binding protein found in the muscle tissue of vertebrates in general and in almost all mammals. Myoglobin
a large superfamily of motor proteins that move along actin filaments, while hydrolyzing ATP. myosin
the fixed attachment, while the insertion moves with contraction. origin
the sheath of connective tissue surrounding a bundle of muscle fibers. perimysium
the fine transparent tubular sheath that envelops the fibers of skeletal muscles. sarcolemma
a structural unit of a myofibril in striated muscle, consisting of a dark band and the nearer half of each adjacent pale band. sarcomere
also known as connectin, is a protein that, in humans, is encoded by the TTN gene. titin
a deep invagination of the sarcolemma, which is the plasma membrane of skeletal muscle and cardiac muscle cells. transverse tubule
a protein involved in muscle contraction. It is related to myosin and occurs together with troponin in the thin filaments of muscle tissue. tropomyosin
very sensitive and specific indicators of damage to the heart muscle (myocardium). troponin
muscle whose action is normally controlled by an individual's will; mainly skeletal muscle, composed of parallel bundles of striated, multinucleate fibers voluntary muscle
A sarcomere is defined as the segment between two neighboring ____-lines z-disc

Muscular/Skeletal System Crossword


It is one of the 2 main types of muscles Volentary
Its a type of tissue that brings in brings in oxygen and nutrients Cardiac Muscle Tissue
Parts of the body where two or more bones meet Joints
Bones and cartilage (skeleton) that supports a vertebrate's body Skeletal System
Hold the bones of many joints together Ligaments
A flexible tissue Cartilage
A type of muscle only found in the heart Cardiac Muscle
Muscles that are not under your conscious control Involuntary Muscles
A type of involuntary muscles that is found in walls of many organs Smooth Muscle
Tough cords of connective tissue that attach muscles to the bones tendons

Muscles Crossword Puzzle!


Look at Image #1, what are the structures in red? Myosin Filaments
In skeletal muscle, which muscle protein blocks the cross-bridge binding site on actin? Tropomyosin
The muscle protein involved in muscle contraction that pairs with Tropomyosin in the thin filaments, within the skeletal muscles. Troponin
The state of the skeletal muscle shown in Image #2 Relaxed
The ion that binds to troponin to contract a muscle, by pulling tropomyosin away from the cross-bridge binding site. Calcium
Another name for long fibered muscles or paralleled muscles. Fusiform
The term/name used to describe a straight muscle. Rectus
The largest gluteal muscle. Gluteus Maximus
The abbreviation for the area of muscles that is proportional to muscle force. PCSA
The state of the skeletal muscle shown in Image #3 Activated
Muscle growth from heavy training is muscle... Hypertrophy
The type of skeletal muscle fiber that is small in diameter and fatigue resistant. Slow Oxidative
Image #4 shows a muscle contracting but not shortening, this is an example of what type of contraction Isometric
Name the five individual units that make up the motor neuron shown in Image #5. Single Motor Unit
Action potentials in the motor neuron cause the release of this chemical Acetylcholine
The point where a muscle connects to but never moves. Origin
During what phase of muscle movement is indicated in Image #6 Contraction
The type of contraction in Image #7 Eccentric
Lack of muscle activity resulting in decrease in muscle mass. Muscle Atrophy
With long term inactivity, this replaces muscle fibers. Fibrous Tissue
The muscle shown in Image #8 Sartorius
Another word commonly used for the term “externus”. Superficialis
Name the large, easily fatigued muscle fibers shown in the photo below. Fast Oxidative
Muscle architecture found in the superficial, lateral surface of the shoulder, in Image #9 Multipennate
Muscle found under the scapula that helps form the rotator cuff in Image #10, shown in the arrow below Subscapularis
The muscle responsible for abducting the thigh at the hip, inserted at the anterior surface of the greater trochanter, shown in Image #11 Gluteus Minimus
Fiber length is determined by the number of ____________ in a series, in Image #12 Sarcomeres
As part of the ____ system, muscle acts to produce force. Lever
A twisting force that tends to cause rotation. Torque

Muscles and Bones Crossword


A smooth, slippery, thick layer of tissue that covers the ends of bones. Cartilage
The place where two or more bones come together. Joint
A tough band of tissue that holds bones together at the joint. Ligament
A tough, tight-fitting membrane on the surface of a living bone Periosteum
The framework of bones in the body. Skeletal System
Muscle found only in the heart. Cardiac Muscle
A muscle, such as the heart muscle, that cannot be consciously controlled. Involuntary Muscle
An organ that can relax, contract, and provide the force to move your body parts. Muscle
A muscle that moves the body. Skeletal Muscle
The muscle found in the intestines, bladder, blood vessels, and other internal organs. Smooth Muscle
Thick bands of tissue that attach muscles to bones. Tendons
A muscle, such as a leg or arm muscle, that can be consciously controlled. Voluntary Muscle
The layer of cells directly below the epidermis, which contains blood vessels, nerves, muscles, oil and sweat glands. Dermis
The outer, thinnest layer of skin. Epidermis
A pigment that protects your skin and gives it color. Melanin

Muscles & Muscle Tissue Crossword


what is the dark-staining anisotropic cross striations in the myofibrils of muscle fibers, comprising regions of overlapping thick (myosin) and thin (actin) filaments. A-Bands
what is essential for such important cellular functions as the mobility and contraction of cells during cell division. Actin
what is a chemical that binds to a receptor and activates the receptor to produce a biological response. Agonist
______ agonist muscles often occur in pairs, called antagonistic pairs. Antagonist
The three different types of muscular ________ Contractions
a wispy layer of areolar connective tissue that ensheaths each individual myocyte (muscle fiber, or muscle cell). Endomysium
a sheath of fibrous elastic tissue surrounding a muscle. epimysium
a bundle of structures, such as nerve or muscle fibers. Fasicles
The region of a striated muscle fibre that contains only thick (myosin) filaments H-Zone
the thick filaments, are bipolar and extend throughout the A-band. They are cross-linked at the centre by the M-band. I-Bands
The origin is the fixed attachment, while the _____ moves with contraction. insertion
a type of strength training in which the joint angle and muscle length do not change during contraction (compared to concentric or eccentric contractions, called dynamic/isotonic movements). isometric contraction
(1) concentric and (2) eccentric contractions are _____ isotonic contraction
In producing a body movement, bones act as ____ and joints function as fulcrums of these ____. lever
also an agonist load
the attachment site for the thick filaments. M-line
A _____ unit is made up of a motor neuron and the skeletal muscle fibers innervated by that motor neuron's axonal terminals. motor unit
the decline in ability of a muscle to generate force. muscle fatigue

Human Body Systems Bingo Cards

Bingo Cards

skelatal system
muscluar system
respitory system
circulatory syste
nervous system
cardiac muscles
digestive systems
smooth musle tissue
spinal cord
skelatal mucles tissue
blood vessels
body systems
voluntary muscles
involuntary muscles
small intestine
large intestine


Human body Crossword


a group of body parts that work together to perform a job system
a body part that does a special job within a body system organ
a group of cells that look alike and work together to do a certain job tissue
the basic unit of all living things. (buillding blocks) cell
a tough,rubbery tissue that makes up parts of the skeleton cartilage
the place where two bones come together joint
a strong cord of tissue that attaches muscle to a bone tendon
a strong, flexible tissue that holds bones together at a joint. ligament
body tissue that moves parts of the body muscle
the kind of muscle that a person can control voluntary muscle
the kind of muscle that works without a person's control involuntary muscle
Made up of around 200 bones. The bones help give shape to your body.Your bones help support you. Bones work with muscles to help you move. skeletal system
The muscles also help give your body shape and help you move. Includes more that 600 muscles.. Muscular system
Made up of your heart and blood vessels. The blood brings oxygen and nutrients to cell. circulatory system
Made up of lungs and the tubes leading to them. Air enters your lungs each time you breath in. The oxygen in your lungs passes into your blood which is delivered to you cells. respiratory system
Includes your stomach and intestines. Breaks apart food you eat so that your body can use it for fuel. Your stomach churns the food until it is turned into liquid digestive system
Made up of the brain and nerves (spinal cord) this system help control your thoughts and feelings nervous system

The Muscular System Word Search

Word Search


Skeletal,muscular,and joints system Crossword


moves bone voluntary skeletal muscle
found only in heat and involuntary cardiac muscle
muscles you can control voluntary muscles
muscles you can't control involuntary muscle
one bone to rotate around the other pivot joint
flex and extend hinge joint
move freely in all directions Ball and Socket joint
gives flexibility and glide over one another gliding joint
bones of the body that are longer than they are wide long bone
the outer membrane periosteum
hard, dense portion of the bone compact bone
it is found at the ends of the bone and it has many small spaces like a sponge spongy bone
it is a small connective tissue found in most bones marrow
when two or more bones meet joint
joints allow for a wide range of movement movable joints
a thin membrane that covers all of the bone except the ends outer membrane
complex living structures that undergo growth and developement bones
creates new bone osteoblast
recycles old bone osteoclast
determines shape of your body skeleton