. Distinguish between voluntary movements and involuntary movements


Best Answer

Explanation:

Voluntary movements

Involuntary movements

Voluntary movements can be controlled consciously.

Involuntary movements cannot be controlled by our will.

They are associated and controlled voluntarily.

They are under the control of an autonomic nervous system.

The skeletal muscles are involved in these type of movements.

The involuntary smooth muscles and cardiac muscles are involved in these movements.

Voluntary muscles are attached to the skeleton.

The smooth involuntary muscles are visceral.

They are composed of muscles with cylindrical fibres.

They are composed of muscles with spindle-shaped fibres.

Examples of movements like the movements of hands and legs, walking, etc.

Examples of movements like the heartbeat, peristalsis, etc.

Final answer:

Voluntary movements can be controlled consciously whereas, Involuntary movements cannot be controlled by our will. 

 

 

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