Included in this section:
- Muscle types
- Leg muscles
- Trunk muscles
- Arm muscles
- Lower arm muscles
- Face, neck & scalp muscles
- Questions from the class
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The ITEC syllabus requires the following topics to be covered:
Understand and explain the structure and function of the different types of muscle with examples.
Voluntary. Involuntary. Cardiac.
Understand and explain the structure and function of the various attachments of muscles.
Ligament. Tendon. Fascia.
Understand and explain the terms in relation to the muscular system.
Origin. Insertion. Action. Tone. Tension. Fatigue. Flexion. Extension. Abduction. Adduction. Rotation. Supination. Pronation. Dorsiflexion. Plantarflexion.
Understand and explain the formation of lactic acid.
To include: cause and effect.
Understand and explain the position and action of the muscles.
Understand and explain the cause and effect of the following muscular conditions:
Fibrositis. Cramp. Muscle fatigue. Atony. Atrophy. Myositis. Rupture. Spasm. Spasticity. Sprain. Strain. Stress.