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Muscle fibre recruitment: muscular contraction

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    Christian Gordon R.
    Christian Gordon R.

    1 motor neuron may stimulate 80 - 100 fibres or stimulate 1 - 2 fibres for specific movement.

    Phomolo P.
    Phomolo P.

    muscle usually works across a joint. it is attached to both the bones by strong cords called tendons,when the muscle contracts,usually just one bone moves

    Zachary B.
    Zachary B.

    What is muscular contraction muscle fibre recruitment?

    Rk S.
    Rk S.

    Muscular contraction:- Muscle fibre recruitment. The nerve that goes to the muscle is called a MOTOR NEURON. Motor neurons are responsible for stimulating a number of muscle fibres - together they are called a MOTOR UNIT. When precise movement is required, 1 motor unit may stimulate only 1-2 fibres, e.g. movement of the eye. When gross movement is required, 1 motor neuron may stimulate 80-100 fibres, e.g. quadriceps muscle. The all or nothing principle of muscle contraction When an electrical impulse reaches a threshold, all muscle fibres of that unit contract maximally. It is not possible for a muscle fibre to contract partially - it's all or nothing.

    Muhammad S.
    Muhammad S.

    What is the contraction of muscles?

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