Muscular Dystrophy
muscle movements
Parkinsons
types of muscles
other facts
100

What is muscular system dystrophy?

A group of genetic diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass.

100

what is abduction?

a muscle moving away from the body's midline

100

what kind of disorder is Parkinson's disease?

brain disorder

100

where is a cardiac muscle found?

what is the heart?

100

what other system does the muscular system work with to allow for movement?

what is the skeletal system?

200

what parts of the body can this disease affect?

(name 1)

  • facial muscles
  • central nervous system
  • adrenal glands
  • heart
  • thyroid
  • eyes
  • gastrointestinal tract
200

what is adduction?

a muscle moving towards the body's midline

200

what are some causes?

gene disorders

environmental triggers(exposure to certain toxins, ect.)

200

where are smooth muscles found?

what is the digestive track?

200

along with the muscles, what helps the body to move freely?

what are joints?

300

how can this be diagnosed?

what are blood tests?

300

what is flexion?

a movement the decreases the angle between two body parts.

300
what is the best treatment option?

medication

300

where can you find a skeletal muscle?

attached to the bones

300

There are (blank) muscles in your body.

about 600

400

how is this disease treated?

what is surgery?

400

what is hyper flexion?

hyper flexion is when joints can be flexed beyond their normal range of motion

400

Parkinson's disease affects (blank) percent of the population over 60 years of age.

1 percent

400

what muscles are involuntary?

what are:

cardiac

smooth

400

true or false

Every human has the same amount of muscles in their bodies.

true

500

What is one symptom of this disease?

  • loss of reflexes
  • difficulty standing up
  • poor posture
  • bone thinning
  • scoliosis, which is an abnormal curvature of your spine
  • mild intellectual impairment
  • breathing difficulties
  • swallowing problems
  • lung and heart weakness
  • trouble walking
500

what is rotation?

it is the circular movement of a muscle or joint.

500

what are some symptoms?

constipation

fatigue

tremor

slow movement

speech changes

500

what is another name for smooth muscles?

what is visceral?

500

What is the largest muscle in your body?

what is the gluteus maximus?

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