Muscle Mechanisms of Contraction and Neural Control

• Muscle structure: M lines and titin

• Eccentric muscle contractions

• Type IIX muscle fibers

• Mechanisms of muscle fatigue

• Genetic differences in muscle fiber types

• Role of troponin T, C, and I, and their use in diagnosing myocardial infarction

• Power stroke of the cross-bridge (fig. 12.11) --i

• Incomplete and complete tetanus (fig. 12.18)

• Relative abundance of different muscle fiber types (fig. 12.25)

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