<ul><li>Introduction to Muscular System  </li></ul><ul><li>Skeletal  Muscle Tissue Myology </li></ul><ul><li>repetition is...
Types of Muscle Tissue <ul><li>Skeletal = Striated =  Voluntary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40 % of weight </li></ul></ul><ul><l...
Function of Skeletal Muscles <ul><li>Skeletal movement  </li></ul><ul><li>Posture and body position </li></ul><ul><li>Supp...
Gross to Microscopic Anatomy Each skeletal muscle cell (fiber) is wrapped by 3 layers of connective tissue.
Epi-, Peri-, and Endomysium <ul><li>Are interwoven  -  Continuous with tendon, and eventually the periosteum </li></ul><ul...
Perimysium contains? Endomysium contains?
Neuromuscular Junction
Arrangement of Motor Units within a Skeletal Muscle
Blood and Nerve Supply <ul><li>Skeletal muscles are rich in nerves and  </li></ul><ul><li>blood vessels. </li></ul><ul><li...
Coiled Capillaries
Origin and Insertion <ul><li>Origin:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The part that stays still </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually p...
Microanatomy of Skeletal Muscle Fibers <ul><li>Some vocabulary: </li></ul><ul><li>Skeletal muscle cell = fiber or myofiber...
Microanatomy Myofiber (= cell)  Myofibrils  Myofilaments
Myofiber (cell)    Myofibrils   Myofilaments Actin & Myosin Myofilaments
Sarcomere   (= thick + thin filaments) <ul><li>Thick and Thin Filaments are organized in repeating functional units </li><...
Sarcomere Structure  Z - line A- band = dArk band I - band = lIght band
Thin Filament: Actin
Thick Filament: Myosin
Motor Unit <ul><li>All muscle fibers that are controlled by a single motor neuron (axon) </li></ul><ul><li>The lower ratio...
Neuromuscular Junction LM  x230
Muscle Control <ul><li>Muscle tone = Resting tension of skeletal muscles  (continuous contraction of some motor units to m...
Muscle Hypertrophy vs. Atrophy <ul><li>Hypertrophy   due to anaerobic exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Leads to increased muscle...
Three Types of Skeletal Muscle Fibers  (fast, slow, intermediate) <ul><li>Slow (or Red) Oxidative Fibers Type I </li></ul>...
1.  Slow (or Red) Oxidative Fibers Type I <ul><li>Slow but continuous contraction for extended periods </li></ul><ul><li>S...
<ul><li>Fast contraction after nervous stimulation </li></ul><ul><li>Large diameter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>large glycogen r...
3.  Fast Oxidative Fibers Type IIa <ul><li>Have attributes in between fast and slow types  </li></ul>
Organization (shape) of Skeletal Muscle Fibers <ul><li>Effect of individual muscle contraction   determined by: </li></ul>...
Parallel Muscles <ul><li>Extensor vs. flexor </li></ul><ul><li>Origin vs. Insertion </li></ul><ul><li>Spindle shaped with ...
Convergent muscles <ul><li>Broad origin, pointed insertion </li></ul><ul><li>Direction of pull can be varied: versatility!...
Pennate Muscles: Unipennate <ul><li>One or more tendons  run though muscle body </li></ul><ul><li>Fascicles in oblique ang...
Pennate Muscles:  Bipennate &    Multipennate Example Example
Circular Muscles  <ul><li>= Sphincters </li></ul><ul><li>Concentric fibers adjust opening </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: orbi...
Muscle Terminology <ul><li>Flexor   Extensor </li></ul><ul><li>Origin   Insertion </li></ul><ul><li>Agonist Antagonist </l...
Naming of Skeletal Muscles ) <ul><li>Orientation of fibers </li></ul><ul><li>Size & shape  </li></ul><ul><li>Location </li...
Types of Actions <ul><li>flexion, extension </li></ul><ul><li>adduction, abduction </li></ul><ul><li>elevation, depression...
Grouping of Muscles according to Primary Action <ul><li>Agonist = Prime Mover </li></ul><ul><li>Antagonist (action opposes...
Cardiac Muscle <ul><li>Form the Myocardium </li></ul><ul><li>Striated, involuntary </li></ul><ul><li>Single cells </li></u...
Smooth Muscle <ul><li>Nonstriated, involuntary </li></ul><ul><li>Internal organs (mostly) </li></ul><ul><li>Single Cells c...
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  1. 1. <ul><li>Introduction to Muscular System </li></ul><ul><li>Skeletal Muscle Tissue Myology </li></ul><ul><li>repetition is the mother of learning </li></ul>
  2. 2. Types of Muscle Tissue <ul><li>Skeletal = Striated = Voluntary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40 % of weight </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cardiac (involuntary) </li></ul><ul><li>Smooth (involuntary, nonstriated </li></ul>
  3. 3. Function of Skeletal Muscles <ul><li>Skeletal movement </li></ul><ul><li>Posture and body position </li></ul><ul><li>Support of soft tissues </li></ul><ul><li>Joint Stabilization </li></ul><ul><li>Guarding of entrances & exits </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance of body temperature </li></ul><ul><li>Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Facial expression </li></ul>
  4. 4. Gross to Microscopic Anatomy Each skeletal muscle cell (fiber) is wrapped by 3 layers of connective tissue.
  5. 5. Epi-, Peri-, and Endomysium <ul><li>Are interwoven - Continuous with tendon, and eventually the periosteum </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguish between: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tendon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aponeurosis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ligament </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Function: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blood supply </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innervation </li></ul></ul>Epimysium = On top of the muscle Perimysium = Around a bundle of myofibers Endomysium = Surrounds each myofiber
  6. 6. Perimysium contains? Endomysium contains?
  7. 7. Neuromuscular Junction
  8. 8. Arrangement of Motor Units within a Skeletal Muscle
  9. 9. Blood and Nerve Supply <ul><li>Skeletal muscles are rich in nerves and </li></ul><ul><li>blood vessels. </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical communication at neuromuscular junction </li></ul><ul><li>Synaptic terminal of axon meets motor end plate of muscle cell </li></ul><ul><li>Coiled capillaries are able to adapt to changes in length of muscle fiber </li></ul>
  10. 10. Coiled Capillaries
  11. 11. Origin and Insertion <ul><li>Origin: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The part that stays still </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually proximal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Insertion: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The part that moves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually distal </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Microanatomy of Skeletal Muscle Fibers <ul><li>Some vocabulary: </li></ul><ul><li>Skeletal muscle cell = fiber or myofiber </li></ul><ul><li>Sarcolemma </li></ul><ul><li>Sarcoplasm </li></ul><ul><li>Sarcoplasmic reticulum </li></ul><ul><li>Myofibril </li></ul><ul><li>Myofilaments </li></ul><ul><li>T-tubules </li></ul>Multiple nuclei on periphery
  13. 13. Microanatomy Myofiber (= cell) Myofibrils Myofilaments
  14. 14. Myofiber (cell) Myofibrils Myofilaments Actin & Myosin Myofilaments
  15. 15. Sarcomere (= thick + thin filaments) <ul><li>Thick and Thin Filaments are organized in repeating functional units </li></ul><ul><li>Each myofibril has linear arrangement of up to 10,000 sarcomeres </li></ul><ul><li>Banded appearance ( striation ) due to arrangement of thick and thin filaments </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction of thick and thin filaments responsible for skeletal muscle fiber contraction </li></ul>
  16. 16. Sarcomere Structure Z - line A- band = dArk band I - band = lIght band
  17. 17. Thin Filament: Actin
  18. 18. Thick Filament: Myosin
  19. 19. Motor Unit <ul><li>All muscle fibers that are controlled by a single motor neuron (axon) </li></ul><ul><li>The lower ratio of muscle fibers to neurons, the more precise to the movements. </li></ul><ul><li>Ratio is from 1:1 to 1:2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Acetylcholine is the neurotransmitter at the motor end plate </li></ul><ul><li>Contraction of a motor unit is “all or none.” </li></ul>
  20. 20. Neuromuscular Junction LM x230
  21. 21. Muscle Control <ul><li>Muscle tone = Resting tension of skeletal muscles (continuous contraction of some motor units to maintain some muscle tension) </li></ul><ul><li>Recruitment or Multiple motor unit summation for greater force </li></ul><ul><li>Some directional control depending on which motor units are stimulated </li></ul>
  22. 22. Muscle Hypertrophy vs. Atrophy <ul><li>Hypertrophy due to anaerobic exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Leads to increased muscle size </li></ul><ul><li>Atrophy if supply of myofilaments exceeds demand. Muscle fibers become smaller and weaker. </li></ul><ul><li>Eventual death of muscle fibers is irreversible! </li></ul><ul><li>Importance of Physical Therapy </li></ul>
  23. 23. Three Types of Skeletal Muscle Fibers (fast, slow, intermediate) <ul><li>Slow (or Red) Oxidative Fibers Type I </li></ul><ul><li>Fast Glycolytic Fibers Type IIx </li></ul><ul><li>Fast Oxidative Fibers Type IIa </li></ul>Most skeletal muscles contain mixture of fiber types. Proportion of fast to slow depends on training and development One motor unit only contains one fiber type
  24. 24. 1. Slow (or Red) Oxidative Fibers Type I <ul><li>Slow but continuous contraction for extended periods </li></ul><ul><li>Smaller diameter (~ half) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>contain myoglobin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>more capillaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>more mitochondria </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Do not fatigue as fast due to aerobic production of ATP </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Fast contraction after nervous stimulation </li></ul><ul><li>Large diameter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>large glycogen reserve </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>fewer mitochondria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>densely packed myofibrils </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fatigue fast due to mainly anaerobic respiration </li></ul>2. Fast Glycolytic Fibers Type IIx
  26. 26. 3. Fast Oxidative Fibers Type IIa <ul><li>Have attributes in between fast and slow types </li></ul>
  27. 27. Organization (shape) of Skeletal Muscle Fibers <ul><li>Effect of individual muscle contraction determined by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>arrangement of muscle fibers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>method of attachment to skeleton </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bundles of muscle fibers =fascicle </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle fibers within 1 fascicle are parallel </li></ul>
  28. 28. Parallel Muscles <ul><li>Extensor vs. flexor </li></ul><ul><li>Origin vs. Insertion </li></ul><ul><li>Spindle shaped with cord-like tendons </li></ul><ul><li>Some flat bands with broad attachments on each end </li></ul>
  29. 29. Convergent muscles <ul><li>Broad origin, pointed insertion </li></ul><ul><li>Direction of pull can be varied: versatility!! </li></ul><ul><li>Example = deltoid </li></ul>
  30. 30. Pennate Muscles: Unipennate <ul><li>One or more tendons run though muscle body </li></ul><ul><li>Fascicles in oblique angle to tendon </li></ul><ul><li>Can generate more tension </li></ul><ul><li>Example = biceps brachii </li></ul>Pennate=pinnate= Feather
  31. 31. Pennate Muscles: Bipennate & Multipennate Example Example
  32. 32. Circular Muscles <ul><li>= Sphincters </li></ul><ul><li>Concentric fibers adjust opening </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: orbicularis oculi and oris </li></ul>
  33. 33. Muscle Terminology <ul><li>Flexor Extensor </li></ul><ul><li>Origin Insertion </li></ul><ul><li>Agonist Antagonist </li></ul><ul><li>Synergist </li></ul><ul><li>Possible: multiple origins </li></ul><ul><li>Note: Agonist = Prime Mover </li></ul>
  34. 34. Naming of Skeletal Muscles ) <ul><li>Orientation of fibers </li></ul><ul><li>Size & shape </li></ul><ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Action </li></ul><ul><li>Origin & / or insertion </li></ul><ul><li>Specific features </li></ul><ul><li>Use muscle name to help identify its location, appearance and function! </li></ul>
  35. 35. Types of Actions <ul><li>flexion, extension </li></ul><ul><li>adduction, abduction </li></ul><ul><li>elevation, depression </li></ul><ul><li>pronation, supination </li></ul>
  36. 36. Grouping of Muscles according to Primary Action <ul><li>Agonist = Prime Mover </li></ul><ul><li>Antagonist (action opposes agonist) </li></ul><ul><li>Synergists = Assistants of prime mover </li></ul>
  37. 37. Cardiac Muscle <ul><li>Form the Myocardium </li></ul><ul><li>Striated, involuntary </li></ul><ul><li>Single cells </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Branched extensively </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joined with Intercalated Disks (provide communication with gap junctions) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Similar filament structure to Skeletal M. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not as organized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nuclei in the middle of the cells </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. Smooth Muscle <ul><li>Nonstriated, involuntary </li></ul><ul><li>Internal organs (mostly) </li></ul><ul><li>Single Cells called fibers </li></ul><ul><li>Often in opposing layers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gut, bladder </li></ul></ul>

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