Updated: 11/5/2020

Storyboard Text

  • Joey is doing gymnastics and is pulling his body weight in the air.
  • Golgi tendon
  • The muscle contraction stretches the golgi tendon organ
  • The Golgi tendon is stimulated by supporting joeys body weight in the air
  • sensory neuron
  • Golgi tendon organ
  • CNS
  • spinal cord
  • joey has let himself down easily by releasing his bicep to lower him to the ground.
  • Golgi tendon
  • Joey's arm is now straightened by his side and relaxed
  • Skeletal muscle contracts and relaxes to mechaniclly move the body. The nervous system sends messages to the muscles and that causes chemical reactions to move the muscles.The end!