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Skeletal muscle : form and function

Author: Brian R MacIntosh; Phillip F Gardiner; Alan J McComas
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Provides readers with a detailed understanding of the different facets of muscle physiology. Examines motoneuron and muscle structure and function. It is intended for those need to know about skeletal muscle--from undergraduate and graduate students gaining advanced knowledge in kinesiology to physiotherapists, physiatrists, and other professionals whose work demands understanding of muscle form and function.
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MacIntosh, Brian R., 1952-
Skeletal muscle.
Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2006
(OCoLC)607576751
Online version:
MacIntosh, Brian R., 1952-
Skeletal muscle.
Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2006
(OCoLC)609126343
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian R MacIntosh; Phillip F Gardiner; Alan J McComas
ISBN: 0736045171 9780736045179
OCLC Number: 57625723
Description: viii, 423 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Muscle architecture and muscle fiber anatomy --
The motoneuron --
The neuromuscular junction --
Muscle receptors --
Muscle formation --
Development of muscle innervation --
Ion channels, pumps, and binding proteins --
Axoplasmic transport --
Resting and action potentials --
Neuromuscular transmission --
Muscle contraction --
Motor units --
Motor unit recruitment --
Muscle metabolism --
Fatigue --
Loss of muscle innervation --
Recovery of muscle innervation --
Trophism --
Disuse --
Muscle training --
Injury and repair --
Aging.
Responsibility: Brian R. MacIntosh, Phillip F. Gardiner, Alan J. McComas.
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Provides readers with a detailed understanding of the different facets of muscle physiology. Examines motoneuron and muscle structure and function. It is intended for those need to know about skeletal muscle--from undergraduate and graduate students gaining advanced knowledge in kinesiology to physiotherapists, physiatrists, and other professionals whose work demands understanding of muscle form and function.

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