1. Smooth Muscle - helps with digestion and nutrient collection 2. Cardiac Muscle - responsible for contractility of heart (pumping action) 3. Skeletal Muscle - enables movement and performance of daily activities
Threats to the System
1. Strains - sudden pain that worsens while muscle contraction 2. Cramps - results in painful and localized contraction of muscles or select fibers
1. The body contains over 600 muscles! 2. The largest muscle in the body is the gluteus maximus!