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What part of the body provides structure and rigidity?

What part of the body provides structure and rigidity?

The bones: Our bones, held together at joints and by ligaments create our structure and height. The cranium (head) is a complex group of bones that protects the brain and special organs (eyes and ears) with its rigid structure. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What part of the human body provides structure and rigidity?

What part of the human body provides structure and rigidity?

The skeletal system.: The bones of the skeletal system provide the structure and rigidity. Crustaceans in the seas, however, are soft on the inside and have outer shells to provide this same structure and rigidity. ...Read more

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What is the importance of the pectinate muscles in our heart?

What is the importance of the pectinate muscles in our heart?

Pectinate muscles: It is thought that they enable the atria to react to varying volume loads without a lot of change in pressure. When the atrial muscle hypertrophies such as in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, atrial pressure may be much higher per unit volume than in the normal heart. ...Read more

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What is the importance of the pectinate muscles in our heart?

What is the importance of the pectinate muscles in our heart?

Pectinate muscles: It is thought that they enable the atria to react to varying volume loads without a lot of change in pressure. When the atrial muscle hypertrophies such as in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, atrial pressure may be much higher per unit volume than in the normal heart. ...Read more

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Does chronic exercisce get the body to adapt and increase the number of alveoli in the lungs?

Does chronic exercisce get the body to adapt and increase the number of alveoli in the lungs?

No : You don't get more alveoli with exercise. But your heart gets in better shape, your muscles get stronger and more efficient at using energy. That's why exercise is so good for you. Keep it up! ...Read more

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How heavy is the human head in proportion to the rest of the body?

How heavy is the human head in proportion to the rest of the body?

About 10 pounds: The average human head weighs about 10 pounds. Perched at top of the body tower and post of the cervical spine, it tends to fall toward the center of them earth at 32 feet per second per second. Compared to other body parts, the head is not weighty, but when held off center, i.e., tilted, it can place great stress on neck and shoulder muscles that hold it upright. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of stretching muscles as part of your workout?

What are the benefits of stretching muscles as part of your workout?

Let me explain: Stretching before a workout helps prepare your muscles for more vigorous exercise. Stretching is not warm-up exercise, but should be done after you warm up. Do about 10 minutes of light cardio exercise, such as brisk walking or jogging, before stretching your muscles. ...Read more

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Is increase in height possibe by strengthening the tendons in the knee or those of the spines?Just read that on the growth factor plus site

Is increase in height possibe by strengthening the tendons in the knee or those of the spines?Just read that on the growth factor plus site

Height : You will not gain height by strengthening tendons. All this will do is keep the alignment and joint strength improved. It will also prevent bending of the spine and allow you to stand more upright and erect. The way for height is increasing bone growth. ...Read more

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What are the sites of fat storage in the body?

What are the sites of fat storage in the body?

See below: carbohydrate intolerant folk gain in belly butt and thighs..it is genetic for them ...Read more

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Purpose of insulin in relation to the principles of protein structure?

Purpose of insulin in relation to the principles of protein structure?

Please clarify: Hi. Protein structure depends on salts, pH, presence or absence of amphipathic structures (membranes), presence or absence of other proteins, etc. Protein structure is not influenced by insulin per se. In the organism, insulin is anabolic and fosters protein synthesis, but the structure of the protein is not within the purview of insulin action. So I'm not really sure what you're trying to ask. ...Read more

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The sympathetic chain is the pathway between the body (all organs and systems in the body), and disrupting it will affect the whole, not just sweating?

The sympathetic chain is the pathway between the body (all organs and systems in the body), and disrupting it will affect the whole, not just sweating?

It depends...: It depends on what kind of damage (disruption), such as: which nerves, where in the nerves, how many nerves, the size of the nerves, etc... The signals from sympathetic nerves create effects like include pupil dilation, increased sweating, increased heart rate, and increased blood pressure. ...Read more

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To which group of people does the body mass index table apply?

To which group of people does the body mass index table apply?

Most adults: However, if someone is very muscular, it may classify them as obese when they're actual body fat percentage is low. It's basically an inexpensive way to quantify obesity without having to do full body fat analysis on everyone. Other measurements such as neck circumference are being studied also. ...Read more

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Which type of exercises build muscle on your arms?

Which type of exercises build muscle on your arms?

Big Guns.: These exercises help to build arm muscle: push downs, pin presses, dumbbell wrist curls, dips, rolling extensions, barbell wrist curls, preacher curls, chin ups, lying barbell triceps extensions, thick grip curls, concentration curls & lying dumbbell triceps extensions. ...Read more

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What muscle groups are the most important in flexion and extension of the elbow?

What muscle groups are the most important in flexion and extension of the elbow?

Let us see: The triceps brachii muscle is the primary extensor of the elbow the bicep is the major flexer of the elbow. ...Read more

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Push ups focus on which muscle region of the body?

Push ups focus on which muscle region of the body?

push ups: While many muscle groups are involved, the chest muscles (pectoralis) are the main focus. ...Read more

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What are the effects of decreased body temperature on your body weight?

None: Although you might be hypothyroid. Discuss at a visit with your primary care doctor. S/he will review other symptoms in detail. ...Read more