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Basic Biomechanics Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 6 :

The Biomechanics of Human Skeletal Muscle

Quiz 6 :

The Biomechanics of Human Skeletal Muscle

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The elasticity of human skeletal muscle tissue is believed to be due primarily to which of the following?
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B

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Which behavioral property of muscle tissue is defined as "the ability to respond to a stimulus"?
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B

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Which type of muscle could serve as an antagonist of a flexor?
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C

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Which of the following time periods is termed electromechanical delay?
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Which of the following types of muscle tension is commonly used as a braking mechanism to slow limb movement?
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Which of the following is a behavioral property of muscle tissue?
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Which of the following most accurately describes a motor unit?
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What type of muscle contraction is employed by the elbow flexors when slowly lowering your backpack to your desk?
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A contraction in which there is not a change in length is called what?
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Which of the following is true regarding the parallel elastic component (PEC)of muscular elasticity?
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When flexing the elbow,the biceps brachii,brachioradialis,and brachialis are the three major agonists recruited to perform this movement because all cause flexion at the elbow. However,the biceps also cause supination,an undesired movement. Therefore another muscle acting as a ________,causing ________ must be recruited to prevent the undesired motion.
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Which of the following is a unique behavioral property of muscle tissue?
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Which of the following is/are characteristic of fast-twitch oxidative glycolytic fibers?
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Which of the following statements is true?
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A muscle directly involved in causing a segment to move is called what?
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A single muscle cell is called what?
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Which of the following is a potential disadvantage of multijoint muscles?
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When an opposing torque at a joint is greater than the torque created by a muscle,what type of contraction occurs in that muscle?
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Which of the following terms best describes the rate of torque production at a joint?
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Where is the series elastic component (SEC)of a muscle found?
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