So the second part of Unit 1 that I tackled was all about Muscles and Muscle Actions. When I originally set out to start this I was a bit worried at first as I had sneaked a peak at this section prior to actually starting it. My first thoughts were “Oh dear how on earth am I going to remember all these muscles on top of everything else? Well before we go into that let’s see what is covered below.
What You Will Learn
- Types of Muscle Tissues
- Structure of Skeletal Muscles
- Motor Units
- Muscle Contractions
- Locations of Muscles and their Actions
- Arrangements of Muscles
- Muscle Movement Terminology
Now as we touched on briefly at the start how I scared myself a little before I even started this section. However, I did not really have anything to worry about as it all kind of fell in place. I am sure you all remember that the first section I covered was “Bones and Joints” and that really helped with this section as I started to use the bones as “markers” so to speak. I soon began to understand what muscles are where in relation to which bones they are attached too, trust me it really helps.
All the more technical sections like Muscle Contractions/Motor Units/Muscle Movement Terminology took me a few times going over the paper work to grab all the little details. Overall, it was a very informative section again and really started to open my knowledge and let us be honest I am only scratching the surface here!
Our next section will be covering the Cardiovascular System, Energy Systems and The Nervous System . As always stay tuned for the next Update!