Type
Crossword
Description

By standing still, bringing your left hand on top of head and pushing the head to the left slowly... what muscle is being targetted? Splenius capitus
A distal attachment of erector spinae: ______ ______ crest median sacral
Erector spinae, splenius capitus and cervicis are innervated by? Posterior Rami
True/False: Capitus distal attachment is Lower 1/2 nuchal ligament False
A distal attachment of iliocostalis (erector spinae) is lower ribs
Function of erector spinae Dynamic producer
An exercise that targets erector spinae deadlift
A child's pose stretches the______ _______. Erector spinae
The yoga pose Cat and Cow, strengthens which back muscle group? Transversospinalis
Semispinalis distal attachment: between _____ and _____ nuchal lines superior inferior
A proximal attachment of lumbar region (multifudus): sacroiliac ligament
A vertebrae stabiliser interspinalis
Side plank targets which intrinsic muscle? Quadratus lumborum
A deep back muscle that functions to fixate the 12 rib during what? Respiration

Skeletal System Bones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

bone in the upper arm humerus
what protects the spinal cord spine
what protects the brain skull
what protects your lungs and heart ribs
lower arm radius
other lower arm bone ulna
holds the ribs together sternum
rhymes with Elvis pelvis
in the thigh femur
in the knee patella
right below the knee fibula
lower leg tibula
jaw bone mandible
hard like bone but more flexible cartilage
attaches bones to muscles ligament
the official name of the collarbone clavicle
protects a growth organ in the soulder shoulder blade
in the neck, protects the spinal cord vertebrae

Common Muscle Names Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Adductors
Bicep
Deltoids
Erector Spinae
Gastrocnemius
Gluteals
Hamstrings
Latissimus Dorsi
Obliques
Pectorals
Quadriceps
Rectus Abdominis
Rhomboids
Soleus
Trapezius
Tricep

THE HUMAN SKELETAL SYSTEM Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Consists of bones in the head, neck, rib cage and vertebral column. ______________ Skeleton axial
Consists of the bones in the upper and lower limbs. _______________ Skeleton Appendicular
Attaches the limbs to the rest of the skeletal system. girdles
Found on the tips of bones and prevents/reduces friction. cartilage
_____________ make up most of the human skeleton. bones
Longest bone in the forearm Humerus
Longest bone in the lower limbs Femur
Movement of an organism from one place to another. Locomotion
Protect organs ribcage
Join muscle to bone tendons
bones are connected to one another by ligaments
A junction where bones meet Joint
Bones that work together; _______________ muscles Antagonistic
Lubricates the joint Synovial-fluid
Secretes lubricant for the joint Synovial-membrane
Type of joint that allows movement in one direction Hinge

Muscles of the Spine Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Spinalis cervicis
Seminalis capitis
Longissimus capitis
Illiocostalis
Erector spinae group
External oblique
Internal oblique
Semispinalis capitis
Sternocleidomastoid
Thoracolumbar aponeurosis

The Human Body - An Orientation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

away from the midline lateral
closer to the point of attachment proximal
same as anterior ventral
region: arm brachial
cavity: contains heart and lungs thoracic
area between hips sacral
cavity: contains brain and spinal cord dorsal
section: divides body into right and left parts sagittal
region: superior to umbilical region epigastric
system: exchanges of oxygen & carbon dioxide Respiratory
study of structure anatomy
smallest unit of life cell
control system: uses nerve impulses Nervous
another term for 'sensor' receptor
cells working together for a common function tissue
a nitrogen containing metabolic waste urea
mechanism for maintaining homeostasis is _____ feedback negative
away from the surface deep
system: includes ureters and urethra urinary
fluid that bathes the cells interstitial
example of major nutrient nutrients proteins
chemical reactions that occur within body cells metabolism
organs: generate most body heat muscles
a survival need oxygen
anatomy and physiology are _____ sciences complementary
system: site for hematopoiesis Skeletal
region: brachial arm
prefix: between inter
your integument skin
muscles and glands effectors

NECK MUSCLES Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Which muscles function to stabilise craniovertebral joints? Suboccipital
A muscle that is innervated by the accessory nerve is ______ sternocleidomastoid
Prime mover of neck flexor Scalene
Distal attachment of _________ ________: between superior and inferior nuchal lines Obliquus capitis superior
When you nod, which muscle is responsible for turning your head ipsilaterally? _______ Capitis ______ Obliquus Inferior
All suboccipital muscles are innervated by _____ _____ of spinal nerve ____ posterior rami C1
Most superficial neck muscle? Platysma
Which muscle is the arrow pointing to? Levator Scapulae
True/ False: A distal attachment of sternocleidomastoid is the anterior-posterior sternum False
1st rib distal attachment is of which muscle? middle scalene
scalene muscles innervation is: ______ _____ spinal nerves anterior rami cervical
Head extensors (rectus capitis posterior) major and minor
Most superficial posterior neck muscle trapezius

muscular system Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Shorten, become smaller and tighter. contract
to loosen, go back to original length. relax
a muscle at the front of the upper arm. It lifts and bends the lower arm when it contracts. biceps
What is a flexible, but an elastic cord that attaches a muscle to the bone? tendon
the name of a muscle that straightens your arm. triceps
Your skeletal system works with your muscular system to allow? movement
what muscles work all by themselves to make your heart pump blood? heart
when you specifically make your muscles work voluntary
a kind of muscle acts independently of the will. involuntary
muscular system is an organ system consisting of skeletal muscles, smooth muscles and cardiac
What muscles are controlled directly by the autonomic nervous system. smooth
What can a loss of function can produce? paralysis
What is one of the muscles used in sprinting? hamstring
What is one of the muscles used in a baseball swing? abdominal
What is the muscle that allows you to shrug your shoulders? trapezius

Muscles and Bones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The bone on your thumb side Radius
The bone on your pinky side Ulna
Protects your Brain Cranium
Lip bone Maxilla
Jaw Mandible
Collar bone Clavicle
Protects your heart Sternum
Protects your heart and lungs Ribs
The funniest bone in your body Humerus
Wrist bones Carpals
Hand bones Metacarpals
Fingers and toes Phalanges
Shoulder blades Scapula
Back bone Vertebrate
Right above tailbone Sacrum
Tailbone Coccyx
Hip bone Illium
Lower hip bone Ischium
Longest bone in your body Femur
Knees Patella
The bone located on the inside of your foot Tibia
The bone located on the outside of your foot Fibula
Heel Calcaneus
Ankle bones Tarsals
Foot bones Metatarsals
Shoulder muscle Deltoid
Chest muscle Pectoralis major
Heart muscle Cardiac muscle
Abs Rectus abdominis
Side muscles Obliques
Groin Muscle Satorius
Thigh muscle Quadricep
Upper back muscle Trapezius
Front upper arm muscle Bicep
Back upper arm muscle Tricep
Lower back muscle Latissimus Dorsi
Butt muscle Gluteus maximus
Back thigh muscle Hamstring
Calf muscle Gastrocnemius
Attaches your calf muscle to your foot Achilles tendon

Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Joint found in the shoulder and hip ball and socket
type of muscle that is voluntary and striated skeletal
occurs when a bone is forced out of its joint dislocation
only type of tissue that is able to contract muscle
flexible connective tissue that makes up our nose and ears cartilage
connects bone to bone ligament
type of joint found in the knee and elbow hinge
place where bones come together joint
connects bone to muscle tendon
muscle tissue found in the heart cardiac
type of muscle that is involuntary; controls breathing, bp, and digestion smooth
occurs when ligaments or tendons are pulled beyond their normal range sprain
helps make red and white blood cells marrow
front of the arm muscles biceps
back of the arm muscles triceps
protects the lungs and other vital organs ribs

Foot and Ankle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The largest bone in the foot Calcaneus
The most lateral bone of the midfoot Cuboid
The strongest bone in the lower leg Tibia
The long set of bones in the foot Metatarsals
Caused by excessive valgus stress Bunion
The top surface of the foot Dorsal
The bottom surface of the foot Plantar
The ligament that attaches the tibia and fibula along the entire length Interosseous
The toes of the foot Phalanges
The toe that only has two phalanges Big Toe
Inward movement of the foot Inversion
Outward movement of the foot Eversion
Upward movement of the foot Dorsiflexion
Downward movement of the foot Plantar flexion
Non weight bearing bone of the lower leg Fibula
The muscle that resides under the Gastrocnemius Soleus
Medial ligament of the ankle Deltoid
Largest thickest tendon in the body Achilles
Hyperextension of the distal phalangeal joint Hammertoe
Anatomical name for the Big Toe Hallux
The posterior bones of the foot are Tarsals
Most superior bone of the foot Talus
The medial bone that articulates with the talus Navicular
A row of three bones anterior of and articulating with the navicular bone Cuneiforms
Moving the forefoot away from the midline of the body Abduction
Moving the forefoot toward the midline of the body Adduction
Calf muscle Gastrocnemius
The ligament that connects the calcaneus and navicular Spring
Ligament that connects the talus and fibula in the back Postier Talofibular
Ligament that connects the talus and fibula in the front Anterior talofibular