What is the effect of aging on the muscular system?

Answer Age creates many changes in the muscular system. Generally the size, mass and endurance of the skeletal muscles decrease, as well as blood flow to the muscles, as the body ages. Scar tissue is also... Read More »

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How Does the Muscular System Work With the Circulatory System?

All the systems of the body work closely together to maintain homeostasis--the dynamic balance of internal conditions which the body works constantly to preserve. The muscular system and circulator... Read More »

How does the muscular system work with the nervous system?

The brain controls all body systems. It interacts with other body systems through a network of neurons, which make up the nervous system. These specialized neurons communicate with muscles througho... Read More »

How does the respiratory system interact with the muscular system?

The respiratory system needs the muscular system in order to function properly. As certain muscles contract and relax, the pressure within the chest cavity changes. This allows air to flow into and... Read More »

How does the digestive system help the muscular system?

If your digestive system is the dockyard team who takes in, unpacks and distributes loads of raw materials for shipment down the highways of your bloodstream, your muscles are the biggest consumers... Read More »