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143muscle6 - – Sarcomere arrangement of fillaments in...

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6 Myofilaments Actin - thin filament – Contains binding sites for myosin heads Myosin - thick filament – Contains heads that bind actin and move to produce force and cause contraction Sliding Filament theory
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Unformatted text preview: – Sarcomere - arrangement of fillaments in repeating pattern – Length of individual sarcomeres is reduced with force producing contraction (concentric) – Overall length of muscle reduced...
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