Ekg Lab Report

The purpose of this experiment was to become familiar with the electrocardiograph to help us determine the electrical activity of the heart. As well as, to observe how exercise and different body positions(conditions) can affect the activity of the heart. Introduction Trained professionals can look at the EKG tracing and determine if the heart is … Read more

Skeletal Muscle Report

The muscle physiology of skeletal muscle was observed by using electrical, physical, and neural stimulations of an isolated gastrocnemius muscle from Rana pipiens. The gastrocnemius receives signals from the action potentials of the sciatic nerve. The muscle contraction is caused by the binding of a neurotransmitter once the action potential reaches the neuromuscular junction. Stimulation … Read more

Effects Of Exercise On The Musculoskeletal System Essay

Reviewing Physiological Data Effects of exercise on the musculoskeletal system: Musculoskeletal system The musculoskeletal system is made of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones/joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form. This system operates under the control of the nervous system producing voluntary movements. “This system protects the brain and internal organs, maintains … Read more

Essay On Sports Hernia

A sports hernia is a tear in the muscles of the groin. This commonly occurs in high level athletes that are involved in twisting or turning activities at full speed, such as soccer, hockey, lacrosse, baseball, track, and basketball and football players. Typically this injury occurs from hyper-extension of the abdomen with hyper-abduction of the … Read more