Muscle Breaks: Compare And Contrast The Two Types Of Muscle Fibres

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Their are two types of muscle fibres; Slow twitch and Fast twitch.
Slow twitch muscle fibres are slower to bond and retain muscular contractions for an prolonged amount of time. These type of fibres are fatigue resistant although only create a low level of force output. This makes them ideal for endurance activities.

Fast twitch muscle fibres have the capacity to promptly transmit action potentials and generate a high cross ridge turnover rate. These fibres an explosive burst of power for a short period of time due to have a high level of myosin ATPase and a rapid rate of calcium release. Most suitable activities are max output activities; such as weightlifting.

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