Muscle Contractions And Functions

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  • 1. 
    Concentric contraction is
    • A. 

      Usually active and voluntary

    • B. 

      Usually involuntary, in order to protect the joint

    • C. 

      Two muscles working together to move a joint

  • 2. 
    Muscle contraction as fibers lengthen is
    • A. 

      Eccentric contraction

    • B. 

      Concentric contraction

    • C. 

      Isometric contraction

  • 3. 
    Which three of the following are eccentric contraction?
    • A. 

      Muscle contraction as fibers lengthen

    • B. 

      Muscle contraction as fibers shorten

    • C. 

      Usually involuntary, in order to protect the joint

    • D. 

      Usually antagonistic - purpose is to decelerate the agonist

    • E. 

      Usually active, voluntary

  • 4. 
    Stabilizers are smaller muscles providing assistance to the larger working muscle group.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The antagonist muscle acts in
    • A. 

      Opposition to the movement generated by agonists

    • B. 

      Perform a particular motion

    • C. 

      Make strength training more effective

  • 6. 
    Agonists perform a particular action
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Biceps and Brachioradialis are antagonists?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Isotonic muscle contractions push an object that cannot be moved.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Isometric contraction is a muscle contraction at the _______ position.
  • 10. 
    Antagonists are muscles responsible for returning a limb to its initial position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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