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Effects of Exercise on the Musculoskeletal System Quiz


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The muscle fibre micro tears as an effect of short term exercise. Each muscle is made up of thousands of individual fibres, as the muscles work, most slightly tear.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE

C. unsure


During short term exercise the muscle pliability is increased, meaning that your muscles are more _______ if they are pliable.

A. Stronger

B. flexible

C. weaker


The muscles of respiration can increase their strength following training (diaphragm and intercostal muscles).

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Every time a fibre tears it repairs itself and grows back thicker and stronger, making more dense fibres.

A. FALSE

B. TRUE

C. maybe


Lactic acid anaerobic training stimulates the muscles to become more able to tolerate lactic acid and clear it away more efficiently.

A. FALSE

B. TRUE


Tendons are tough bands of fibrous connective tissue?

A. FALSE

B. TRUE


Your bones store 99% of the calcium in your body. Your body uses your skeletal system as a calcium savings account.

A. FALSE

B. TRUE


The fluid reduces friction between the articular cartilage, it also nourishes the articular cartilage.

A. Synovial

B. Blood

C. Water


Muscle hypertrophy is a term for the growth and increase of the size of _______ cells.

A. muscle

B. Bone

C. Tendons

D. Ligaments


Ligaments and tendons will _______ in flexibility and strength with exercise.

A. decrease

B. increase


The range of movement _______ due to the joints becoming warmer during exercise, this increases the bodies temperature and results in the synovial fluid becoming _______ and _______, making movement more efficient.

A. decreases – warmer – thicker

B. increases – thinner – warmer

C. increases – thicker – colder


Synovial fluid is…

A. Hard

B. sticky

C. Slippery

D. thin


After short term exercise the musculoskeletal system responses with the blood supply is…

A. decreased

B. increased

C. stays the same




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