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    Concentric contraction is when the muscle is activated to lift a load less than the amount of force the muscle can take. This causes the muscle fibers to contract. Concentric is the up phase of the exercise. This is being done with gravity, so the movement is much easier. Going back to the bicep curl, this is the up phase bringing the weight back to you. (Johnson, 1996) An eccentric contraction can use both active and passive movements. This is why eccentric movements can create a bigger strength

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    Baseball Contraction will only hurt the Game I. Introduction A.     Baseball is the American pastime and has been played for over 125 years. B.     It is an organization that has teams in both the United States and Canada and it also boasts players from countries all over the world. C.     It is also a league that has been criticized for giving its players absurd contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Internal Preview--Major League Baseball is a multi-billion dollar organization

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    Expansion and Contraction of Materials When most materials are heated they expand and this increase their volume. One example of expansion is the fitting of the starter ring gear to the flywheel. The gear is heated until it expands sufficiently to pass over the rim of the flywheel, and when it is cool the gear tries to return to its original size, this gripping the flywheel with considerable force. All metals do not expand equally when heated through the same range of temperature, e.g. aluminium

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    Introduction: The contraction of a muscle is a complex process, requiring several molecules including ATP and Cl-, and certain regulatory mechanisms [1]. Myosin is motor protein that converts chemical bond energy from ATP into mechanical energy of motion [1]. Muscle contraction is also regulated by the amount of action potentials that the muscle receives [2]. A greater number of actions potentials are required to elicit more muscles fibers to contract thus increasing the contraction strength [2]. Studied

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    1. The process of excitation contraction-coupling begin when an action potential is generated. This action potential travels down the somatic motor neuron until it reaches the motor end plate, also known as the synaptic knob. Once it reaches the motor end plate, it causes the exocytosis of the synaptic vesicle containing the neurotransmitter, Acetyl Choline (ACh). ACh is the neurotransmitter needed for all muscle contractions. ACh is spit out into the myoneural synapse. Then, the ACh diffuses the

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    -The skeletal muscle contraction system allows movement of the body. -To stimulate a skeletal muscle contraction, three key points are necessary. These three components are a neural stimuli (for example, a thought), calcium must be present in the muscles, and the ATP must be available for energy. -The purpose of the neuromuscular junction is to relay signals from the neurons to the skeletal muscle fiber as quickly and precisely as possible (which produces voluntary motion). -The neuromuscular junction

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    Action of Myofibrils In Muscular Contraction and ATP as an Energy Source for Muscular Contraction Abstract: The objective of this research was to determine how myofibrils and ATP are involved and/or altered in muscular contraction. I analyzed the structure of myofibrils and their subunits of myosin and actin. I then determined that myosin shortens actin, carrying out a muscular contraction, by forming cross-bridges between the myosin heads and the actin filaments. I also discovered how

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    Larry Oliver EXSC 223 08 November 2016 Assignment 3 1. Explain how smooth graded contractions of a skeletal muscle are produced. When a single stimulus is delivered the muscle will contract and relax. But if another stimulus is applied before the muscle completely relaxes then the result is more tension. At higher stimulus frequencies there is no relaxation between stimuli which is called fused tetanus. At each point of the stimulus, more and more calcium is released increasing the amount of cross

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    System The regular heart beat and pulse is produced by contractions of the heart muscle during the cardiac cycle. These contractions are caused by an electrical stimulus called the cardiac impulse. This natural pacemaker of the heart, called the Sinoatrial node, is located in the Right Atrium. The electrical impulse leaves the Sinoatrial node and travels to the right and left Atria, causing them to contract together. After contraction, there is a period of insensitivity to stimulation which

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    afford to buy at any given price of a product. This means that demand is dependent on price. The graph above is a demand curve that illustrates that as price rises, demand falls. This enables movement along the curve, which we term an expansion or contraction of demand, depending on the direction of this movement. Like most economic models, it is simplified and assumes ceteris paribus that price and demand have an inversely proportional relationship. This theory does not account for goods which are nesscessities

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