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Skeletal Muscle
Connective Tissue Covering Skeletal Muscle
Connective Tissue Surrounding Skeletal Muscle
Satellite Cells
Microstructure of Muscle Fibers
Microstructure of Skeletal Muscle
The Sarcoplasmic Reticulum and Transverse Tubules
Neuromuscular Junction
The Neuromuscular Junction
The Sliding Filament Model
Energy for Muscle Contraction
Sources of ATP for Muscle Contraction
Muscle Fatigue
Excitation-Contraction Coupling
Steps Leading to Muscular Contraction
Characteristics of Muscle Fiber Types
How Are Muscle Fibers Typed?
Immunohistochemical Staining of Skeletal Muscle
Characteristics of Individual Fiber Types
Comparison of Maximal Shortening Velocities Between Fiber Types
Do Fast Fibers Exert More Force Than Slow Fibers?
Fiber Types and Performance
Distribution of Fiber Type in Athletes
In Summary
Exercise-Induced Changes in Skeletal Muscles
Effects of Endurance Training on Fiber Type
Muscle Atrophy Due to Inactivity
Age-Related Changes in Skeletal Muscle
Types of Muscle Action
Muscle Actions
Isometric and Isotonic Muscle Actions
Speed of Muscle Action and Relaxation
Muscle Twitch
Force Regulation in Muscle
Relationship Between Stimulus Strength and Force of Contraction
Force-Velocity Relationship
Muscle Force-Velocity Relationships
Force-Power Relationship
Muscle Force-Power Relationships
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Chapter 8 Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function

Chapter 8 Skeletal Muscle: Structure and Function



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