The skeletal muscle, or striated muscle, is the muscle attached to the skeleton. Most skeletal muscles are attached to bones by bundles of collagen fibers known as tendons. The contraction of skeletal muscle is under voluntary control.
Tetanus is a life-threatening disease with uncontrolled contraction of skeletal muscle (a sign known as tetany).
Increasing the stimulus to an isolated muscle increases the strength of a contraction. A muscle begins to contract when the stimulus is given; however, if the muscle does not finish contracting before the next stimulus hits, then the force of the contraction will increase to finish the contraction. This is known as wave summation.
Striated muscle is also known as skeletal muscle.
voluntary or striated muscle
Such a painful muscle contraction is commonly known as cramp.
A skeletal muscle is also known as a striated muscle. When viewed under polarized light or stained with an indicator, alternating stripes of light and dark are visible.
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it is known as the threshold stimulus usually seen in tonic contraction
Skeletal muscle is made up of individual components known as muscle fibers. These fibers are formed from the fusion of developmental myoblasts (a type of embryonic progenitor cell that gives rise to a muscle cell). The myofibers (muscle fiber) are long, cylindrical, multinucleated cells composed of actin and myosinmyofibrils repeated as a sarcomere, the basic functional unit of the cell and responsible for skeletal muscle's striated appearance and forming the basic machinery necessary for muscle contraction. The term muscle refers to multiple bundles of muscle fibers held together by connective tissue. Wikipedia dude ...
Cardiac muscle is a type of involuntary striated muscle found in the walls of the heart, specifically the myocardium. Cardiac muscle cells are known as cardiac myocytes (or cardiomyocytes). Cardiac muscle is one of three major types of muscle, the others being skeletal and smooth muscle. The cells that comprise cardiac muscle are sometimes seen as intermediate between these two other types in terms of appearance, structure, metabolism, excitation-coupling and mechanism of contraction. Cardiac muscle shares similarities with skeletal muscle with regard to its striated appearance and contraction, with both differing significantly from smooth muscle cells.Source: http:/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiac_muscle
adenosine triphosphate otherwise known as ATP
The state of slight contraction present in healthy muscles is known as muscle tone. Muscle tone depends on nerve impulses.
Also known as stripped muscles. These are the skeletal muscles.
They are known as "A band"
Muscle cells are known as myocytes.
The maximum force of contraction that a muscle can generate is known as ballistic motion. An example of ballistic movement can be seen in the way that a cricket jumps.
This is due to contraction of the biceps, and is known as flexion.