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Muscles and movement

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

electron microscopy of skeletal muscle by jgryall on flickr

In this unit we will be looking at the following key questions:

Why do muscles work in pairs?

What is a sarcomere and what does it have to do with muscle contraction?

How do muscles contract?

A great presentation on this can be foundĀ here.

Good animations to help explain what’s going on can be foundĀ here.