Muscle - Muscle Tissue


This module provides an introductory overview of Muscle Tissue.  Students that would like some background before the formal presentation about Muscle should view this module.

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 the main muscle types

2. Describe where in the body each muscle type would be found

3. Recognize these tissues from typical micrographs

4. Describe the organization of the sarcomere

5. Locate an intercalated disc

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