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The Sarcomere
TV and Movies
Where does it occur?
Skeletal Muscle Function

100

Where is the buccinator muscle located?

Where is the cheek?

100

What happens to the length of the sarcomere during muscle contraction?

What is it shortens?

100

This movie franchise is based upon novels written by J.K. Rowling and chronicles the lives of young wizards at Hogwarts.

What is Harry Potter?

100

An electrical signal moves down the axon....

Where is the motor neuron?

100

What function allows us to run and make facial expressions?

What is body movement?

200

Where is the frontalis muscle located?

Where is the forehead?

200

What two myofilaments are found in the sarcomere?

What are actin and myosin?

200

This Netflix series follows Piper Chapman as she serves out her sentence in a minimum security women's prison.

What is Orange is the New Black?

200

An electrical signal moves down the motor neuron opening voltage gated channels and calcium rushes in...

Where is the synaptic knob?

200

What function helps to keep internal organs in place?

What is protection and support?

300

Where is the sternocleidomastoid located?

Where is the neck?

300

What kind of myofilament consists of two twisted strands with large globular heads?

What is myosin?

300

This superhero, based on a Marvel comic character, spent his first movie battling his brother Loki for the throne of Asgard.

Who is Thor?

300

Synaptic vesicles release the neurotransmitter acetylcholine into this space...

What is the synaptic cleft?

300

What function helps to stabilize joints?

What is maintenance of posture?

400

Where is the pectoralis major located?

Where is the chest?

400

What protein blocks the myosin binding site on actin?

What is tropomyosin?

400

This movie franchise follows Katniss Everdeen, a young girl from district 12 who volunteers to take her sister's place at the yearly reaping.

What is The Hunger Games?

400

Acetylcholine binds to receptors that are located where?

Where is the motor end plate?

400

What function is actually produced by the energy needed for muscle contraction?

What is heat production?

500

Where is the extensor digitorum located?

Where is the arm?

500

What region of the sarcomere contains only thin filaments and appears light under the microscope?

What is the I band?

500

This Netflix series follows the disappearance of a young boy from a small town in Hawkins, Indiana. His three best friends and Eleven help to uncover the mystery.

What is Stranger Things?

500

An action potential travels down the T-tubules stimulating the release of calcium from where?

What is the sarcoplasmic reticulum?

500

What function is controlled by muscular sphincters?

What is the elimination of materials?