How Many Skeletal Muscles are there in the Human Body?

How many skeletal muscles are there in the human body? Around 450 skeletal muscles. Around 500 skeletal muscles. Around 550 skeletal muscles. Around 600 skeletal muscles. Advertisements


Pump It Up: Tips for Improving Your Strength Training

Introduction You probably don’t go into your workout looking for mediocre results. Most likely, you are looking for a 100% return on every heartbeat, hard breath, drop of sweat, and extra rep since these are the currency of your exercise. Investing your time and energy in the gym should garner you the best results that… Read More

What are the Effects of an Elastic Hamstring Assistance Device During Downhill Running?

Research Paper Title Effects of an Elastic Hamstring Assistance Device During Downhill Running. Background The purpose of this study was to determine the appropriateness of using an elastic hamstring assistance device to reduce perceived levels of soreness, increase isometric strength, increase passive range of motion, and decrease biomarkers of muscle damage after eccentric exercise, specifically,… Read More

Linking Muscle Strength, Area, Mass & Volume…

“A muscle’s strength is proportional to its cross-sectional area, and an animal’s mass is proportional to its volume. The volume of an animal decreases more sharply than the muscle cross-sectional area as the animal under consideration gets smaller, so a mosquito is “stronger”than the much larger vulture and can take on a greater pro rata load. This also explains why other insects,… Read More

Discussing the Pathophysiology of Volumetric Muscle Loss (VML) Injury.

Research Paper Title Pathophysiology of Volumetric Muscle Loss Injury. Background Volumetric muscle loss (VML) injuries are prevalent in civilian and military trauma patients and are known to impart chronic functional deficits. The frank loss of muscle tissue that defines VML injuries is beyond the robust reparative and regenerative capacities of mammalian skeletal muscle. Given the… Read More