Asked by: Khardiata Maneca
asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th March, 2020

Which muscle tissue is responsible for voluntary movement?

Skeletal muscle is called voluntary because you can control this type of muscle. You can voluntarily choose to move them. These muscles attach to bones, move the skeleton, and are found in the arms, legs, neck, or anywhere you can voluntarily move a body part.

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Considering this, which tissue is responsible for voluntary and involuntary movements?

The nervous tissue is composed of nerve cells or neurons that are responsible for communications thru involuntary and voluntary movements.

Also, why are there voluntary and involuntary muscle tissue functions? Involuntary muscle types (cardiac and smooth) perform their functions automatically, without need of conscious thought or input from the brain. —although some voluntary muscle functions are also automatic, without need of conscious input, such as breathing and maintaining muscle tone and posture.

Also know, which muscle type is voluntary in action?

skeletal muscles

Is smooth muscle voluntary?

Smooth Muscle Tissue Smooth muscle myocytes are spindle shaped with a single centrally located nucleus. Muscle Types: Cardiac and skeletal muscle are both striated in appearance, while smooth muscle is not. Both cardiac and smooth muscle are involuntary while skeletal muscle is voluntary.

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