Fatigue pp 45-56 | Cite as

Mechanisms of Excitation-Contraction Coupling Relevant to Skeletal Muscle Fatigue

  • D. G. Stephenson
  • G. D. Lamb
  • G. M. M. Stephenson
  • M. W. Fryer
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 384)

Abstract

This review examines recent progress in elucidation of the excitation-contraction coupling in skeletal muscle with particular reference to processes which may play an important role in muscle fatigue.

Keywords

Skeletal Muscle Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Muscle Fatigue Release Channel Skeletal Muscle Fibre 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Stephenson
    • 1
  • G. D. Lamb
    • 1
  • G. M. M. Stephenson
    • 2
  • M. W. Fryer
    • 3
  1. 1.School of ZoologyLa Trobe UniversityBundooraAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry and BiologyVictoria University of TechnologyFootscrayAustralia
  3. 3.School of Physiology and PharmacologyUniversity of New South WalesKensingtonAustralia

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