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This is much less than the maximum power output of other muscles; for example, the quadriceps can produce over 100 watts, but only for a few minutes. The heart does its work continuously over an entire lifetime without pause, and thus does " outwork" other muscles. An output of one watt continuously for eighty years yields  ...

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Muscles are your body's engine, and you couldn't do anything without them. Learn about skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, and cardiac muscle and how muscle contraction works.

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They do everything from pumping blood throughout your body to helping you lifting your heavy backpack. Find out more. ... You control some of your muscles, while others — like your heart — do their jobs without you thinking about them at all. 1/6 ... You'll find smooth muscles at work behind the scenes in your eyes, too.

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How do muscles move? Movement requires the whole system to work. When you think about moving, your brain decides which muscles are necessary to make that movement happen. Electrical impulses are sent via the spinal cord and nerves to the appropriate muscles. Adequate supplies of neurotransmitters need to be ...

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Muscles are the contractile tissue of the body, and produce all movement, and circulation in the body. One muscle fibre is a cell and is composed of a number of thick and thin filaments. The thick filaments are made of a protein known as myosin and the thin filaments of a protein called actin. These are arranged to form a ...

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If you have been keeping up on Max Effort Muscle's product articles you have likely come across some terms and references to physiological processes that may be less than familiar. The aim of this article is to help elucidate some of technical mumbo jumbo and provide a broader context to not only help you understand the ...

www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Life-Science-Concepts-For-Middle-School/section/11.10

Do muscles come in pairs? This woman is doing a stretch for the muscles on the back of her legs, the hamstrings. She also has a muscles on the front of her legs, directly opposite the hamstrings. These are the quadriceps. The hamstrings and quadriceps work together as a pair to move your legs back and forth while you ...

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Ever feel overwhelmed when you look at all those muscles in your textbooks? Well, if you do, then maybe learning a little about their anatomy and organization and how they work together will help you sort through it all. In this lesson, learn about the muscle itself and how it works with others to help the muscular system ...