Home Assignment #1
Describe how your biceps muscle contracts IN SERIES AT CELLULAR & MYOFIBER LEVELS when you drink a cup of coffee.
You should include the following concepts:
– How resting membrane potential is negatively charged in the cell
– Depolarization and Repolarization of the cells
– How neural signal (a motor neuron) is sending to skeletal muscular cells
Include the roles of:
– Calcium ions
– thick/think filaments
– cross bridge
– power stroke
– ATP in muscle contraction
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