Chapter 6 – Locomotion

Learning Outcomes

6.1. Compare carbohydrate absorption in hummingbirds to absorption of this and other nutrients;

6.2. List different types of muscles and briefly explain how they generate locomotion;

6.3. Explain different types of locomotion with reference to environmental limitations and/or hard structure support for muscle function; and,

6.4. Describe steps involved in muscle contraction.

The content of this chapter was adapted from the Concepts of Biology-1st Canadian Edition open textbook by Charles Molnar and Jane Gair and Anatomy and Physiology open textbook.


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