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Muscle architecture

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    Zachary B.
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    Zachary B.

    What is muscle architecture?

    Rk S.
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    Rk S.

    Muscle architecture:- A single muscle fibre is a cylindrical, elongated cell. Muscle cells can be extremely short or long. The sartorius muscle (in your leg - look it up if you don't know precisely where it is) contains single fibres that are at least 30cm long. Each fibre is surrounded by a thin layer of connective tissue called endomysium. Thousands of muscle fibres are wrapped in a thin layer of connective tissue called the perimysium to form a muscle bundle. Groups of muscle bundles that join into a tendon at each end make up a muscle (e.g. biceps muscle). The entire muscle is surrounded by a protective sheath called the epimysium. Between and within the muscle cells is a complex latticework of connective tissue resembling struts and crossbeams that help to maintain the integrity of the muscle during contraction and strain. It is an amazing cellular system, even before it contracts.

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    Muhammad S.

    What is the structure of muscles?

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