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In terms of sheer size, the most extensively developed organs in the bodies of man and other vertebrates are the musculature, the “flesh.” The muscles make up 40 to 50% of the total body weight. Their main function is to develop force and to contract.They are also, among other things, important for the thermal regulation of the body, but the heat-producing role of the musculature will not be discussed here in connection with the neurophysiological features.
KeywordsSarcoplasmic Reticulum Motor Unit Actin Filament Muscle Length Contractile Force
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