Major Skeletal Muscle Functions


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Which of the following attaches skeletal muscle to bone?

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1. Which of the following is composed of muscle tissue surrounding a hollow organ?

2. How does shivering thermogenesis aid in the homeostatic regulation of body temperature?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are a number of functions that skeletal muscles serve. In this quiz, you'll be tested on these muscles and the organs that impact them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This skeletal muscle quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recall an organ by how it effects skeletal muscles
  • Remember the property of muscle that is involved in homeostatic regulation of body temperature
  • Know the organ that converts amino acids into glucose
  • Understand what skeletal muscle contraction without muscle shortening is responsible for

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information from the lesson on major skeletal muscle functions
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider what organ a given description fits
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about the contraction of skeletal muscles without muscle shortening and what it's responsible for

Additional Learning

The lesson on major skeletal muscle functions covers the following objectives:

  • Define skeletal muscle
  • Explain how skeletal muscles impact support and movement
  • Examine the concept of shivering thermogenesis