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referred to as teh fixed end or head is the stationary part of the muscle, closer to the axial skeleton or mid section of the body
straight fusiform muscle
have the fasciculi prganized parallel to the long axis of the muscle also called longitudinal- biceps brachii and gastroznemuis
also called circular- the main role is to open and close to permit light fluid - eye...
Elasticity paralel elastic component (PEC)
responsible for resting tension in muscle provided by the muscle membranes
muscle contains both viscous and elastic components and we refre to this as visco-elasticity
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