Muscular System Pictures For Kids
Muscular System is responsible for the movement of the human body. About 700 named muscles attached to the bones of the skeletal. Which the muscle is a discrete organ constructed of nerves, blodd vessel, skeletal muscle tissue and tendons. Muscles may provide movement, maintain posture, stabilize joints, and generate heat.
Muscle tissue is composed of excitable muscle fibers (cells containing the fibrous proteins actin and myosin).
There are 3 types of muscles tissue :
- Visceral Mucles is is found in various parts of the body such as the the digestive tract, arteries, the bladder as well as in many other organs. Visceral muscle contracts slower than skeletal muscle but the contraction can be sustained over a longer period of time.
- Cardiac Muscles (also called heart muscle) is a highly specialized type of muscle found only in the walls of the heart. The function of cardiac muscles for pumps blood throughout the body and makes up the wall of the heart and contracts about 70 times per minute pumping about 5 litres of blood each minute.
- Skeletal Muscle is the only voluntary muscle tissue in the human body—it is controlled consciously. Skeletal muscles are used to facilitate movement, by applying force to bones and joints; via contraction.
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