muscular system

muscles and the body

How are the systems connected?

The skeletal system provides support to the body, and the muscular system

The nervous system is connected to the muscular system in that the brain sends signals down the spinal cord to different parts of the body to move muscles. In the case of the legs and feet, to walk, run, sit down, etc. When your muscles get sore, it is the nervous system that sends signals to your brain to tell you that you are in pain.

Interesting facts

1.The human body has over 600 muscles

2.About 40% of the human body’s weight is accounted for by muscles

3.Most of the muscles in the human body are attached to bones

4.Masseters are the chewing muscles and are the strongest muscles in the body