Muscle fibre types

  • Created by: Finpoppy1
  • Created on: 30-08-21 16:44

Skeletal muscles are made up of different muscle fibres, which are either fast twitch or slow twitch. Muscle fibres fall into three main categories:

Slow twitch type I

- Produce low force

- Slow speed of contraction

- High endurance

- Good for endurance activities like cross country

Fast twitch type IIa

- Produce high force 

- Moderate…


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