Component One - The Human Body and Movement in Physical Activity and Sport
Component Two - Socio-Cultural Influences and Well Being

Muscular System Learning Content

Muscular System

Use the short videos below to learn about this topic.

Muscles & Antagonistic Pairs
Hinge Joint - Elbow & Knee
Ball & Socket Joint - Shoulder
Ball & Socket Joint - Hip
Hinge Joint - Ankle
Isometric v Isotonic Contraction


Use the questions below to test your knowledge on the muscular system.

Hot Spots

Click on the hotspots on the images below to answer a range of questions covering this topic.

Drag & Drop

Which muscle is contracting in each of the images below? Drag and drop each muscle to the correct image.

Exam Questions - Fill in the Gaps

Have a go at each of the exam questions shown below by dragging the words into the correct place.

Slideshow Presentation

The slideshow presentation below will support learning. The presentation can be opened in full screen and links are made to the pupil work-booklet.