Common Disorders of the Muscular System


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What is a muscle strain?

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1. What causes muscular dystrophy?

2. Which of the following are consequences of rhabdomyolysis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are three common types of muscular system diseases or disorders? What causes them? You can quickly assess your knowledge of these and related topics when you answer the practice questions contained in this quiz and worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you will need to:

  • Define muscle strain
  • Discuss the causes of muscular dystrophy and muscle tears
  • Describe consequences of rhabdomyolysis
  • Identify organs that depend on the muscular system

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand the reliance of a specific organ or organs on the muscular system
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding rhabdomyolysis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the causes of muscular dystrophy and muscle tears

Additional Learning

Muscular system diseases and injuries can be complex. Get more information from the lesson titled Common Disorders of the Muscular System, which provides:

  • A brief overview of the muscular system
  • Detailed explanations of three muscular ailments
  • The characteristics and causes of these conditions