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.In contrast to muscle spindles, tendon organs are not very sensitive to passive stretch of the muscle and its tendon, though there is some variation among muscles. ... The free nerve endings relay their information to the spinal cord through the smallest myelinated nerve fibers (group III ... the different types of connective tissue including the muscle sheath (epimysium), the larger blood vessels, and even theanbsp;...
|Author||:||Brian R. MacIntosh, Phillip F. Gardiner, Alan J. McComas|
|Publisher||:||Human Kinetics - 2006|