71.Fatigue the failure of a muscle fiber to maintain ____

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71.Fatigue is the failure of a muscle fiber to maintain ____ as a result of previous contractile activity.


b.muscle mass


d.sarcomere number


72.Muscular fatigue can be caused by

a.lactic acid accumulation

b.depletion of ATP

c.depletion of ACh

d.only two of the above

e.a, b, or c

73.Which of the following does not directly influence motor neurons?

a.primary motor cortex


c.brain stem

d.afferent neurons (through intervening interneurons)

e.None of the above

74.When a muscle atrophies, its muscle fibers

a.split lengthwise

b.decreases in mass and becomes weaker

c.increase in diameter

d.undergo mitotic cell division

e.dissolve and are replaced by fibrous scar tissue

75.In the body's lever systems, the fulcrums are represented by the


b.long bones


d.short bones

e.skeletal muscles

76.With the type of lever system exemplified by flexion of the elbow joint, when an object is held in the hand, the

a.power arm of the lever is the distance between the elbow joint and the insertion of the biceps muscle

b.load arm of the lever is the distance between the elbow joint and the hand

c.velocity and distance moved by the hand is amplified at the expense of the biceps muscle having to exert considerably greater force than the actual load that is moved

d.answers a, b, and c are correct

e.answers a and b are the only correct answers

77.Which statement below is characteristic of most of the body's lever systems?

a.They work at mechanical advantage.

b.They work at a mechanical disadvantage.

c.Muscles must exert greater forces than the load.

d.Both a and b

e.Both b and c

78.Enlargement of muscle due to weight lifting is primarily a result of

a.enlargement of individual myofilaments


c.increased production of actin and myosin

d.increases in the number of cells

e.Both b and d

79.The corticospinal system

a.consists of fibers originating in the primary motor cortex and terminating on motor neurons

b.involves the motor regions of the cortex, cerebellum, basal nuclei, and thalamus

c.is primarily concerned with regulation of body posture

d.has characteristics a and b

e.has characteristics b and c

80.Conscious initiation of muscle contraction is controlled by

a.the spinal cord

b.the brain stem

c.the cerebral cortex

d.the thalamus

e.none of the above


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