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    Fast oxidative fibers use some aerobic and some anaerobic glycolysis. Fast oxidative fibers need a high amount of myoglobin content. I don’t think it is fast glycolytic because it involves very intense short-term movements that are not employed in the specific exercise of rock climbing. It is definitely not slow oxidative fibers because climbing is too fast paced. The cause of muscle fatigue at this point is not fully understood. Most evidence points to problems in excitation-contraction coupling. During a contraction availability of ATP declines, but most of the time a muscle never completely runs out of ATP. Muscle fatigue could be caused by the terminal cisterna not having enough Ca2+ to continue with the contraction. Another cause of muscle fatigue could be damage to the sarcoplasmic reticulum. When the Sarcoplasmic reticulum becomes damaged, they…

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    Each year, Americans spend 1.5 billion dollars on supplements and vitamins designed to improve overall health and body function. While some products claim to have “miracle powers”, others are proven to be most effective. When it comes to athletic performance, most athletes look to supplements to aid in strength and muscle gains. Though some take non-effective, sometimes illegal supplements like HGH and steroids, others look to the more common legal supplements like creatine. Creatine is a…

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    hemoglobin, myoglobin, their structure, and their functionality. However, we have not really related the information into real life situation. Therefore, this paper will illustrate their nutritional aspect and how iron is so important in our daily diet. Myoglobin can be found in blood and its job is to store oxygen until our body needs it. Meanwhile, hemoglobin is also in blood, but its functionality is to transport oxygen through blood vessels from our lungs to our tissues, providing our…

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    Rhabdomyolysis

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    Rhabdomyolysis is “A possibly fatal condition in which skeletal muscle breaks down due to injury such as physical damage to the muscle, high fever, metabolic disorders, excessive exertion, convulsions or anoxia of the muscle for several hours, large amounts of myoglobin are usually excreted.”(Huether & McCance, 2012, p. 1097) In acute renal failure myoglobin precipitates in the tubules obstructing the flow through the nephrons and causing injury. Damage to the myocyte causes an influx of sodium…

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    this is attained by a density in the quantity of mitochondria within the muscle cells which will increase the supply of ATP and an density in the quantity of enzymes involved in the production of ATP. Tthere will then be a more competent response for the muscle to store myoglobin increasing the number(myoglobin is like haemoglobin and carries oxygen). Muscle cells exposed to regular sessions of exercise trailed by periods of rest with adequate dietary protein undergo hypertrophy as a answer to…

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    Sarcolema

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    Within the skeletal muscle cells, there are many organelles. Each cell contains a plasma membrane called the sarcolemma, covering the outer surface of the cell (Ivy Rose). The sarcolemma protects the muscle cell and allows for its shape to be kept. From the sarcolemma, tunnel-like extensions called transverse tubules pass through the muscle fiber (Ivy Rose). These transverse tubules connect the sarcoplasmic reticulum with the sarcolemma (Graham and Parker 117). The sarcoplasmic reticulum is a…

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    There are many different parts of skeletal muscles that are important to the function of the muscles. Each muscle is made up of a lot of muscle fibers. Each muscle fiber has a thin coating covering the fiber called the sarcolemma. The muscle fibers also have a cytoplasmic type substance called sarcoplasm. Sarcoplasm contains large amount of glycosomes and myoglobin. Myoglobin is a protein that stores oxygen inside the muscle fibers. The muscle fibers contain striations that are made up of…

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    Electrophoresis Lab

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    Electrophoresis; Separation of Proteins Purpose: To create an electrophoresis gel in order to further separate Cytochrome C, Myoglobin, Albumin and Hemoglobin(proteins) based off of their net charges. Materials: • Rabbit hemoglobin • Serum albumin(cow) • Myoglobin • Cytochrome C • Microtubes • Tape • Micropipets • Agarose gel • Buffer • Gel chamber • Test tubes • Test tube holders • Gloves • Macropipets Properties of Proteins: Protein Color Isoelectric Point Net Change at pH 8.6 Cytochrome C…

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    Nasal Stripss Case Study

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    The myoglobin assists with the transportation of oxygen at aerobic intervals to assist the skeletal and cardiac muscles. Myoglobin is also very effective in assisting the body during the partial pressure points of oxygen at lower intervals. 9. Explain the phases of ventilation during submaximal exercise. There are 3 phases in the ventilation during submaximal exercise. Phase 1- This is the beginning of the exercise. Due to the gas exchange that is occurring, the intensity may cause the…

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    Hemoglobin Research Paper

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    respiration. On the other hand, when the hemoglobin returns to the lungs, where the pH is relatively high, its affinity for oxygen increases. As the affinity increases, hemoglobin binds to the surrounding oxygen and it transports it to the tissues where the pH is low (Iwasa, undated). Task 3A2a: Graph that Demonstrates the Relationship between Hemoglobin’s Oxygen Binding and Oxygen Concentration at Different pH Levels. Task 3A3: Comparing the biochemical (protein) structure of hemoglobin to…

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