Muscle - Skeletal Muscle

This module includes an introductory presentation on skeletal muscle.

Content authors:
  • Phillip Smith
  • Amy Rapkiewicz
Module direction:
  • Victoria Harnik
  • Mel Rosenfeld
  • Gregory Dorsainville

Learning objectives for this Activity:

By the end of this module, you will be able to:
1. Identify mature and developing skeletal muscle in light micrograph (LM) images

2. Identify subcellular organelles of skeletal muscle in electron micrograph (EM) images

3. Describe the molecular organization of a sarcomere

4. Describe the organization and function of the membrane systems within skeletal muscle

5. Describe the multiple steps causing skeletal muscle contraction

6. Describe the atrophy due to DMD and denervation

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