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Lab4outline - electrical imbalances, Electromyogram (EMG)...

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Erick Liang Biology 100 2/19/08 Sciences and Muscles I. Pre-Lab Preparatory Information A. The Scientific Method – verifying if a hypothesis is correct 1. The Problem or Observation 2. Collection of Background Information 3. State your Hypothesis 4. State your Predictions 5. Testing your Predictions a. If hypothesis is correct after many trials it is a theory 6. Drawing Conclusions a. Science aims to disprove not prove 7. Reporting your Conclusions B. Components of a Formal Research Report 1. Summary 2. Introduction 3. Methods 4. Results a. Include text as well as figures/tables 5. Discussion 6. Literature Cited 7. Appendix C. Muscle Action 1. Effector – Organ that produces an effect, Potentials –
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Unformatted text preview: electrical imbalances, Electromyogram (EMG) recording of electrical activity 2. Extension increase the distance between bones of a joint 3. Flexion decreases distance between bones of a joint II. In-Laboratory Exercises A. Assignment of Sample Scientific papers 1. Read sample introductions B. Muscle Action 1. Using LoggerPro collect data about arm muscle 2. Ergonomics science of equipment design. Collect information about your flexion and extension muscles 3. Fill in data in tables 1 and 2 4. Answer Data Analysis and Discussion Topic questions...
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