Nervous and Muscular System

Muscular System

To allow the body to move
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Nervous System

Coordinates the body's activities by sensing stimuli and directing the body's response (muscle movement).
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3 Steps of Muscle and Nerve Interaction

  1. Neurons detect a stimulus

  2. Brain Interprets the information and sends instructions for a response

  3. Muscles move as a response

Step 1.

Neurons detect a stimulus

A glass is falling off a table

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Step 2.

Brain interprets the info and send instructions

Catch the glass!

Step 3.

Muscles move as a response

Leg muscles extent to help arm muscles get close to raise arms and catch the glass.