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The layer of connective tissue covering each muscle fiber (within the bundles of fascicles):
Connective tissue that extends inward from the Epimysium dividing the muscle tissue into compartments is called:
The amount of oxygen needed by the liver to support the conversion of lactic acid to glucose is called the
Athletes usually experience muscular fatigue less quickly than non-athletes because they
Produce less lactic acid
What is the function of the transverse tubules?
o To transmit a muscle action potential into the cell interior
An Aponeuroses is characterized as
A broad, fibrous sheet of connective tissue that connects muscles to muscles
The role of the ATP in the muscle contraction is to supply energy for
Movement of myofilaments actin and myosin
The maintenance of body temperature is related to the action of skeletal muscles because
The more active they are the more heat is released
Threshold stimulus is defined as the?
Minimal amount of stimulus required to cause a muscular contraction
The strength of a muscle contraction in response to different levels of stimulation is determined by?
The number of motor units stimulated
Attempting to pick up object too heavy to lift result in which type of muscle contraction?
In the sarcoplasm of the muscle fiber are ___ that are parallel to one another; they contain the protein myofilaments myosin and actins
The characteristics striated appearance of skeletal muscle is due to the arrangement of the alternating patter of the protein myofilaments
Actin and myosin
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