Muscles of breathing activity

In the activity below you need to type in the correct answers from the words and phrases provided here: 'external intercostal,' 'relaxes,' 'internal intercostal,' 'external intercostal muscles,' and 'downwards.'

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers.

fibres extend in a downwards and forwards direction and fibres extend downwards and backwards. The form the outer layer of intercostal muscles. When the muscle of the diaphragm contracts the central tendon will be pulled . When the diaphragm muscle it will resume its dome shape.

Any external links on these pages are provided for further information. The University of the West of England is not responsible for the content of external websites.

Page Options: Standard Contrast | High Contrast | Low Contrast | SiteMap |
Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Help

© 2019 University of the West of England, Bristol
(except acknowledged extracts from newspapers, journals, etc)