WONDER #840: Why Do Your Muscles Cramp?

Question 1 of 3

An involuntary contraction of a muscle is called a what?

  1. muscle cramp
  2. electrolyte
  3. sweat
  4. growth spasm

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is an area commonly subject to muscle cramping?

  1. calves
  2. thighs
  3. feet
  4. all of the above

Question 3 of 3

When you exercise in hot weather, your body loses a lot of what through sweat?

  1. fluid
  2. electrolytes
  3. both (A) and (B)
  4. neither (A) nor (B)

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