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Types of Skeletal Muscle/Los Tipos de Músculo Esquelético

Types of Skeletal Muscle/Los Tipos de Músculo Esquelético

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This lesson will describe the two basic types of skeletal muscle: "fast" and "slow" muscles.

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Types of Skeletal Muscle/Tipos de Músculo Esquelético

En esta lección vamos a hablar de los dos tipos de músculo esquelético, que son músculo esquelético rápido, también conocido como el músculo esquelético blanco, y el músculo esquelético lento, o rojo.

Terms to Know
Fast Skeletal Muscle

Also known as white skeletal muscle; a type of muscle that can contract quickly for a short period of time.

Myoglobin

A protein that binds oxygen which is necessary for the production of ATP.

Slow Skeletal Muscle

Also known as red skeletal muscle; a type of muscle that can contract slowly for long periods of time.