Muscle Anatomy and Structure
Understand muscle anatomy and structure from a cellular to whole-muscle level and relate these characteristics to whole-muscle function.
Excitation-Contraction Coupling Process
Be able to explain the excitation-contraction coupling process.
Understand the history, theory and mechanisms of muscle contraction at the level of the sarcomere, and how variations in contractile proteins may influence this process.
Describe the whole-muscle adaptations that occur in response to mechanical overload and the cellular mechanisms that account for these adaptations.
Muscle Soreness, Damage, and Repair
Be able to provide a detailed explanation of causes, concepts and theories associated with muscle soreness, damage and repair.