11.1 - Muscle Thoughts about midterm Muscle fitness o...

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Muscle Thoughts about midterm Muscle fitness o Muscle strength Single maximum effort o Muscle endurance Sustain a level of muscular force Contract repeatedly Overview of muscle o Anatomy Hypertrophy – increasing the size of the muscle fiber Atrophy – decreasing the size of muscle fiber Slow twitch muscle fiber Resistant to fatigue Slower speed Low amount of force Use aerobic respiration Fast twitch muscle fiber Fatigue quickly Rapid speed High amount of force Anaerobic respiration Motor unit Motor unit is the motor neuron and the muscle fibers it “turns on” More recruited for force Weight training benefits and techniques o Physiological Improves recruitment of the muscle More effective Learn how to produce more force Up muscle mass Up blood supply Up strength of tendons, ligaments, bones More energy storage o Improves Performance Body composition
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