9. Muscle Diversity Practice Problems

Stretch activation causes lengthening of muscles

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Unformatted text preview: retch activation causes lengthening of muscles which leads to contraction--> stretched out and stays elevated insect flight muscles do not use Ca2+ transient, once muscle contracts it becomes insensitive to calcium 4. A small ocean fish swims forward by beating its tail laterally at 10 strokes per second. Researchers studying the fish measure the work-loop associated with one lateral longitudinal muscle responsible for the motion of the tail. (The work-loop and muscle location are shown in the figure below.)...
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