Muscle Tissue

Objectives

  • Identify the histological landmarks of skeletal muscle
  • Contrast the structure and function of skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscle tissue.
  • Identify morphological differences in smooth muscle across tissues.
  • Explain the structure and function of the intercalated disc
  • Identify the functional components of a neuromuscular junction.

Skeletal Muscle Tissue

Types of Muscle Fibers

Exercise

Cardiac

Smooth

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