Load-Velocity Relation in Muscle Contraction

Format Resource ID Posted
Image, Animation 1400 March 4, 2009
McGill University Faculty of Medicine

Description

This resource represent a schematic of velocity of contraction versus force of the load and defining power as a function of those components.

Objectives

  1. To be able to define the power of muscle contraction in relationship to the velocity of contraction and the load of the muscle.

Keywords

  • Load, Power, Velocity, Dental, Force, Muscle Contraction (MeSH), Muscles (MeSH), Movement (MeSH), Musculoskeletal Physiological Processes (MeSH), Musculoskeletal System (MeSH)

Academic Focus

  • Basic Sciences
    • Physiology

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Dental Student
    • Medical Student

Instructional Methods

  • Independent Study

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