Chapter 9 - Muscles and Muscle Tissue

Types of Muscle Tissue

Functions of Muscles

Skeletal Muscle Anatomy - Gross Anatomy of Muscle Organ

Microscopic Anatomy of a Muscle Fiber

Contractionof a Muscle Fiber

Contraction Regulation (neuromuscular junction)

Resting Membrane Potential

Motor Unit: Nerve-Muscle Functional Unit

Muscle Twitch

Contraction of Skeletal Muscle (Organ Level)

Muscle Metabolism: Energy for Contraction

Muscle Fatigue and Oxygen Debt

Muscle Fiber Types

Smooth Muscle

Conditions, Aging and Use

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