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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)


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.


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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