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How Motor Unit Summation Develops Muscle Tension

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Which of the following is NOT true of a skeletal muscle motor unit?

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1. Which of the following would be an accurate comparison of a small motor unit to a large motor unit?

2. If a person is undergoing strength conditioning, then what will happen to their muscles?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will test you on concepts related to muscle tension. Some questions will ask you to identify true statements related to a particular motor unit or type of muscle tension. Others will ask you about characteristics of muscle units.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will test you on the following topics:

  • Skeletal muscle motor unit
  • Small motor units
  • Large motor units
  • Maximum contraction

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you cover the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about motor units in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding strength conditioning and skeletal muscle and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding another name for motor unit summation

Additional Learning

After you finish the quiz, peruse our related lesson called How Motor Unit Summation Develops Muscle Tension.The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the composition of skeletal muscles
  • Explore the use of a force transducer
  • Characterize maximum contraction
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