Characteristics of Human Skeletal Muscle Fiber Types

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Characteristics of Human Skeletal Muscle Fiber Types TYPE I TYPE IIA TYPE IIB Other names Red, slow twitch (ST) Slow oxidative (SO) White, fast twitch (FT) Fast oxidative glycolytic (FOG) Fast glycolytic (FG) Speed of contraction Slow Fast Fast Strength of contraction
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Unformatted text preview: Low High High Fatigability Fatigue-resistant Fatigable Most Fatigable Aerobic capacity High Medium Low Anaerobic capacity Low Medium High Motor unit size Small Larger Largest Capillary density High High Low...
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2010 for the course EXS 31757 taught by Professor Brennan during the Spring '10 term at Oakland University.

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