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Skeletal Muscle A Textbook of Muscle Physiology for Sport, Exercise and Physiotherapy

ISBN-10: 0443074275

ISBN-13: 9780443074271

Edition: 2004

Authors: David Jones, Arnold De Haan, Joan Round

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Description:

This title is mainly concerned with skeletal muscle physiology and biochemistry. It covers the areas from embryonic development, muscle organization, energy metabolism, structure of the muscle fibre to mechanisms of fatigue.
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Book details

List price: $51.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Structure of the muscle fibre
Mechanisms of force generation
Control of the contractile process
Fibre types and motor units
Recruitment and control of motor units
Energy metabolism during exercise
Muscle working in situ
Effect of temperature and activity on muscle contractile properties
Introduction to fatigue
Mechanisms of fatigue
Fatigue during endurance exercise
Muscle pain and damage
Muscle energetics and efficiency during exercise
Muscle growth, development, adaptations and ageing
Muscle diseases
Index