Nervous and Muscular Systems

By:Camryn Harris

Real-life Example

1.I hear the sound of a car behind me

2.I turn around

3.The muscles in my legs make me run out of the way

Nerve and Muscle Interactions

1.The nerouns detect a stimulous

2.The brain interprets the info and sends instructions

3.Muscles move as a response

Muscular System

Function:Allows the body to move

Structures involved:Muscles(over 600 muscles in the human body)

Controlled by:The nervous system

Muscles move by pulling on an attached bone

Nervous System

Finction:Coordinates the body's activities by sensing stimuli and directing the body's response(Muscle movement)

Stimuli: Information about an enviornment change

Structure:Brain,Spinal cord,and Nerves