Muscular System

By: Kassey Pettigrew

What is the Muscular System?

The muscular system is an organ system consisting of skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles. The muscular system's main functions are movement of the body, maintaining posture, and circulating blood throughout the body.

Interesting Facts

  • The Gluteus Maximus is the biggest Muscle in the body
  • It takes 17 Muscles to smile and 47 to frown
  • There are more than 600 muscles in the human body
  • Muscles make up 40% of a persons weight
  • You will always have the same muscle tissue you were born with