Unit 8, Muscle and Bone

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Unit 8, Muscle and bone Chapter 42 (sections 42.5-42.6) Learning Goals - Characterize three types of skeletons and how they facilitate movement. - Understand the basic structure of bone and how it is formed - Explain movement relative to the skeletal and muscular systems; joints, synergists and antagonists, origin and insertion
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- Know muscle organization from the organ to the contractile filaments - Explain the acto-myosin contractile cycle and it’s regulation - Make predictions on muscle contraction due to changes at the molecular level throughout the excitation- contraction process in muscle (neuromuscular junction, membrane depolarization, 2
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Unformatted text preview: nd messengers, filament disinhibition, force production/cell shortening, and relaxation) -Explain how motor units and recruitment work to regulate muscle contraction (twitch and tetany, summation, recruitment)-Use the force-velocity curve and length-tension relationships to predict contractile function including isometric and isotonic contraction-Compare and contrast skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle and muscle fiber types at the organ, tissue, and cell level...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course BIO 102 taught by Professor Haworth during the Spring '08 term at Marquette.

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