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Layers of connective tissue extending into the muscle to form partitions between muscle bundles are continuous with attachments of muscle to periosteum.
Actin / Myosin
The char. striated appearance of skeletal muscle is due to the arrangement of alternating protein filiments.
Shortening of muscle fiber
The result of the cross-bridge of the myosin molecule forming a linkage with the actin filaments.
The neurotransmitter that is necessary for the transmission of an impulse from a nerve to a skeletal muscle fiber.
The minimal strength stimulus needed to elicit contraction of a single muscle fiber.
A state of sustained, partial contraction of muscles that is necessary to maintain posture.
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