Skeletal muscles help maintain homeostasis by shivering to raise the body temperature or helping the human to move. Humans move from one place to the next to obtain the resources they need, such as food and water. Food, ... More »

The functions of skeletal muscles are to bring about specific movements to the number of bones present in the human skeleton, according to the University of the Western Cape. In relation to a vertebrae body, skeletal mus... More »

Organelles of a skeletal muscle cell contain the same organelles as other animal cells, with the addition of myofibrils. Muscle fibers within the skeletal cell are known as myofibers. These organelles allow skeletal musc... More »

Skeletal muscles must be arranged in antagonistic pairs so that when one muscle moves a joint the other muscle can return the joint to its original resting position. Without an antagonist muscle pairing, there would be n... More »

The three functions of the circulatory system include maintaining normal body temperature, helping the body fight disease and providing the ideal chemical balance for homeostasis. The circulatory system consists of the h... More »

The muscular system contributes to maintaining homeostasis by working with other body systems to regulate body temperature and dilate or constrict blood vessels close to the skin's surface, according to OpenCurriculum. T... More »

When homeostasis is not maintained, the body cannot function properly and illness may ensure. Homeostasis is the process in which the body's overall internal environment is kept constant in response to any external envir... More »