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Mechanisms of skeletal muscle contraction

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Overview

Skeletal muscles are organs of the body that use energy to generate mechanical force and stimulate movement. They maintain essential body functions, such as breathing and swallowing, allow for voluntary motion, ensure stability and balance, control eye movement and generate heat.  

This module provides a brief overview of the mechanisms of muscles and specifically contraction. It is a basic anatomy module useful for anyone involved in nursing or midwifery.  

 

 

Learning Objective

At the end of this module participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basic anatomy of muscles.
  • Understand the mechanisms involved in muscle contractions.
  • Identify the anatomical regions of the sarcomere.
  • Understand the role of adenosine diphosphate in muscle contraction.
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Mechanisms of skeletal muscle contraction
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Duration
1.5 hours
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1.5 cpd
Price
24.00
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