Layers of fibrous connective tissue that separates skeletal muscle from adjacent muscles that hold it in position
Connect muscle to bone
Layer of connective tissue that surrounds skeletal muscles.
Organs composed of specialized cells that use the chemical energy stored in nutrients to contract.
Thick protein filament for muscle contraction.
A connection between the motor neuron and the muscle fiber.
Sliding Filament Model
Idea of how a muscle fiber receives impulses from a nerve and causes contraction.
Enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of ATP to ADP which puts myosin in a "cocked" position binding it to actin.
Skeletal, smooth, involuntary
Three kinds of muscles are _____ which are voluntary, ________ muscles which are involuntary, and cardiac muscles which are ______.
Involuntary muscle contraction
Binds to oxygen
When muscles lose the ability to contract.
Increasing the number of motor units being activated.
Wavelike motion moving food.
When a muscle appears to be at rest.
Muscle that does most of the movement.
Change in the angle (decrease)
Immovable end of muscle
Muscles that resist prime mover.
Increasing the angle
Neurotransmitter that is stored in the end of a motor neuron.
Visceral and multiunit
2 kinds of smooth muscle
Cardiac muscle is found where?