muscle fibre


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muscle fibre

the equivalent of a muscle cell, which is multinucleate and consists of numerous MYOFIBRILS.
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Motor signals from the anterior motorneurons, leave the cord via the anterior roots and innervate the skeletal muscle fibres of which there are two types;
According to him; the pulsatory power of an artery affects the number of smooth muscle fibre present in its tunica media but not the number of elastic fibres.
1990) Co-existence of myosin heavy chain I and IIa isoforms in human skeletal muscle fibres with endurance training.
Larsson asserted that HRT is also associated with a more efficient organisation of myonuclei - essential components for muscle fibre function.
A recent study showed that 75% of Olympic men's 100 metres sprinters are born with more fast twitch muscle fibres than average.
BEFORE YOU think of flaunting your long legs in those fabulous stilletos, consider this finding by a new study-- long term use of high heels induces permanent changes in your calf muscle by shortening its muscle fibres.
In view of the diseases affecting the frontal muscle and the lack of morphometric studies regarding the muscle fibre types and connective tissue sheaths comprising its belly, the objective of the present study was to quantitatively determine the area, diameter and relative volume of each fibre type (I, IIA and IIB), number of blood vessels per fibre and connective tissue (endomysium) area in these muscles obtained from a population of rabbits held in captivity.
Germany's team doctor Mueller-Wohlfahrt had first diagnosed a torn muscle fibre - but further tests in Germany revealed the more serious injury.
The MLC statement reporting the findings notes "these cattle were slaughtered at higher fat levels so the results are not directly comparable" -- but breed enthusiasts would say the fat level is irrelevant if muscle fibre is the factor being evaluated.
Muscle tissue growth and muscle fibre dynamics in the tropical loliginid squid Photololigo sp.
Slow twitchers prefer less aggressive movements like marching, which utilizes red muscle fibre.