Muscles


Information:
Inside This Article (courtesy of How Stuff Works - Senior School Edition)
Introduction to How Muscles Work
Skeletal-muscle Basics
Cardiac and Smooth Muscle

Worksheets:
Front and Rear View of the Muscular System -

Interactives:
Innerbody Interactive Names of Muscles
http://www.innerbody.com/image/musfov.html
Introduction to the Muscles - http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=AP13904
Naming the Muscles Interactive - http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=MEA204
Muscles of the Shoulders, Arms and Hand Interactive - http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=COS1803

Resources:
Muscular Contraction Animation with Narrations - http://bcs.whfreeman.com/thelifewire/content/chp47/4702001.html
Sarcomere -
**http://msjensen.cehd.umn.edu/1135/Links/Animations/Flash/0008-swf_sarcomere_shor.swf**
Neuro-muscular Junction - **http://msjensen.cehd.umn.edu/1135/Links/Animations/Flash/0009-swf_function_of_th.swf**
Action Potential in a Muscle - **http://msjensen.cehd.umn.edu/1135/Links/Animations/Flash/0010-swf_action_potenti.swf**
Troponin and Tropomysin System - Calcium - **http://msjensen.cehd.umn.edu/1135/Links/Animations/Flash/0011-swf_breakdown_of_a.swf**
Reflex Arc Animation - http://msjensen.cehd.umn.edu/1135/Links/Animations/Flash/0016-swf_reflex_arc.swf

Extensions - http://www.brookscole.com/chemistry_d/templates/student_resources/shared_resources/animations/muscles/muscles.html



Skeleton

The Mystery of the Human Skeleton - key terminology videocast.


Worksheet -

Interactives:
http://www.klbschool.org.uk/interactive/science/skeleton.htm
Naming the Bones of the Skeleton Interactive - http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=MEA304
Naming the Skeleton Interactive - http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=AP13404
Naming the Skeleton Interactive - part 2 - http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=AP12904

Joints



Theory and Worksheets:







Clickview Resources:

Functional Anatomy - 28 minutes -

Online Activities
http://www.whs-science.co.uk/skeleton.html
http://www.whs-science.co.uk/joints.html
http://www.whs-science.co.uk/muscles.html