Skeletal Muscle in Health and Disease: A Textbook of Muscle Physiology

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Manchester University Press, 1990 - Medical - 221 pages
An understanding of muscle structure and function, and its control in health and failure in disease is a basis for a full understanding of human physiology. This book combines basic but up-to-date information about the structure, biochemistry and physiology of muscle with discussions on the use of muscle in everyday life, in sport and in disease.
 

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Contents

SKELETAL MUSCLE STRUCTURE
1
THE MECHANISM OF FORCE GENERATION
18
vi
39
INNERVATION AND ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY
41
HISTOCHEMISTRY CONTRACTILE PROPERTIES
55
GROWTH DEVELOPMENT
78
TRAINING FOR POWER
98
ADAPTATIONS FOR ENDURANCE EXERCISE
116
FATIGUE
134
viii
145
MUSCLE DAMAGE
158
MUSCULAR PAIN
175
MUSCLE DISEASES
189
INDEX
216
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David Jones has been making candies for more than 30 years. He owns Hansel & Gretel Candy Kitchen in Helen, Georgia.

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