The contractile tissue of animals derived from the mesodermal layer of embryonic germ cells.

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What controls the feeling of discomfort/comfort before and after sleep?

I'm interested in which biological systems or hormones are involved in the following phenomenon: Before sleep it may be difficult to find a comfortable position, and muscular aches and pains are more ...
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Relationship between small and large fast-twitch motor units

When large fast-twitch motor units are temporarily fatigued, non-fatigue small motor units in the same muscle are impaired for small delicate tasks. Why? When impulses from the brain comes down, the ...
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Calcium levels and nerve hyperexcitation

Why does lower blood calcium levels (or lower calcium levels in ECF) cause nervous hyperexcitaton? Why does it cause over stimulation of nerves and muscles and spasmic contractions of muscles? This is ...
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What are potential side effects of myostatin inhibitors?

Myostatin inhibitors, which are being developed to treat muscle wasting diseases like muscular dystrophy, are likely to be abused by athletes. What are the potential long-term side-effects of taking a ...
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How to succeed last Bobbie's trap from Saw 3D movie?

In last trap Bobby was told to insert metallic hooks into his pectoralis major muscle. In his fake story Bobby has raised himself successfully, but when he was "really" trapped, his muscles were ...
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Prenatal hyperkinetic dysfunction and its effect on endurace

Do people with an hyperkinetic dysfuntion have a better endurance? Are they fitter in cause of their Dopamine-overdose or any other reason? I have a case, where someone does not do any sports, but ...
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Human muscle strength in constant low gravity environment

Imagine a human colony on an inhabitable planet with 0.2 Earth gravity. Would people eventually weaken to the point where average person could jump and throw things about the same distance as ...
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Treatments to open stucked sarcomeres in muscles like massage?

This animates a stucked sarcomere in a muscle -- it looks a bit like a stucked rusty spring. I am amazed that the Wikipedia about sarcomere mentions no word about treatments to open the stucked ...